In 1942 the Crown Film Unit produced Coastal Command, a major drama documentary capturing the role of Coastal Command in protecting the nation's sea-lanes. Although a dramatised account, all the roles in this DVD were played by real wartime pilots and crew from Coastal Command, re-enacting for the cameras the dangerous missions they flew in real life.
Coastal Command at War In 1942, the Crown Film Unit produced Coastal Command, a major documentary drama about protecting the nation's sea lanes.
Life on board a giant Sunderland flying boat during the Battle of the Atlantic is captured in fascinating detail, with real wartime pilots and crew featured throughout.
This rare film also includes superb air-to-air sequences of the Sunderland and Catalina, and Hudsons and Beauforts in action.
Three bonus films cover Sunderland aircraft recognition, 311 Squadron U-boat hunters and the Halifax with Coastal Command.