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The Rear Gunner (1943)

National Archives and Records Administration - ARC Identifier 2769 / Local Identifier 18-AF-100 - THE REAR GUNNER - War Department. Army Air Forces. (06/20/1941 - 09/26/1947). Dramatizes the training and experience of a rear gunner. Details of training includes classroom instruction, turret familiarization, skeet firing, towed target practice, night firing, and aerial gunnery practice. He downs one plane on his first mission and later mans his gun and gets another enemy plane that is strafing his abandoned bomber. He is awarded the Distinguished Service Medal. -
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