Our Finest Hour (DVD)
Three documentary films looking at the most iconic aircraft of the Royal Air Force in World War II. Films included are Hurricane at War, Lancaster at War and Spitfire at War.
This 3 DVD box set tells the story of the most iconic aircraft of the Royal Air Force from the World War II Included in this set are:- Hurricane At War A detailed film history of the other hero of the Battle of Britain. Highlights include exclusive interviews with pilots, outstanding dog-fight footage, IID tankbuster versions in action in the Western Desert, and rare combat footage of Hurri-bombers striking at Japanese positions during the Burma Campaign, plus air-to-air and a walkaround with the BOBMF's Hurricane PZ865 Lancaster At War.
Using the best wartime film and compelling air-to-air footage of PA274 (one of only two airworthy Lancasters still flying), this title provides a fascinating look at a classic RAF combat aircraft. Highlights include aircrew interviews, dramatic footage of night and daylight raids, attacks on the Tirpitz, a 22,000lb grand Slam strike and a look at the secret practice runs for the Dambusters raid. Spitfire At War The Spitfire is probably the most famous aircraft ever to fly. Walk-arounds show the unique technical advances that were used to develop both the Merlin and Griffon-engined marks of Spitfire. Stunning air-to-air footage including a simulated dogfight between a Spitfire and Me109, rare archive film, new aircraft production and exclusive interviews with the men who designed, built, flew and continue to fly these extraordinary aircraft.
Running Time: 202 min
No Disc: 3