397th Fighter Squadron
368th Fighter Group
Gun Camera Film
Capt. John Lougee
397th Fighter Squadron
2Aug44
Clip#1: 12 seconds, Size: 1.2MB
Strafing vehicle / armor on road.
2Aug44
Clip#3: 12 seconds, Size: 1.13MB
Strafing vehicles on outskirt of
village.
2Aug44
Clip#5: 6.5 seconds, Size: 633KB
Attacks train, destroy locomotive.
2Aug44
Clip#2: 11 seconds, Size: 1.07MB
Capt. Lougee attacks and destroys
a truck.  You will then see a tank,
possibly a  Stug III or IV to the
right.
2Aug44
Clip#4: 11 seconds, Size: 1.07MB
Strafing vehicles on outskirt of
village.  Same targets in previous
clip being attacked again from
another angle.
16Aug44
Clip#1: 18 seconds, Size: 2.4MB
Strafing vehicles on road.
16Aug44
Clip#2: 13 seconds, Size: 1.28MB
High angle diving strafing attack of
vehicles on road.
Note flak burst from German AA
fire.
16Aug44
Clip#3: 14 seconds, Size: 1.39MB
Strafing targets / vehicles in same
area with heavy AA fire.
17Aug44
Clip#2: 15 seconds, Size: 1.5MB
Strafing vehicles.  Note the "flash"
as the API (armor piercing
incendiary) rounds strike the target
area.
17Aug44
Clip#1: 15 seconds, Size: 1.47MB
Strafing armored vehicles moving
down a road.
2Aug44 Missions
Attack targets in support of 3rd Armored Division
2Aug44
Clip#6: 9 seconds, Size: 900KB
Stafing targets in village with
good accurate hits.
2Aug44
Clip#7: 10 seconds, Size: 1.0MB
Attacking armored vehicle on road.
2Aug44
Clip#8: 11 seconds, Size: 1.1MB
Attacking target in village.
2Aug44
Clip#9: 19 seconds, Size: 1.87MB
Attacking train and destroys
locomotives.  
16Aug44 Missions
Armored column cover for "Poodle"
Attack Germans fleeing the Falaise area.
16Aug44
Clip#4: 12 seconds, Size: 1.16MB
Another strafing pass on this road,
again with heavy AA fire and
another good view of a flak burst.
17Aug44 Missions
Armored column cover in area between Flers & Argentan.
17Aug44
Clip#3: 10 seconds, Size: 1.0MB
Strafing vehicles.  Note the "flash"
as the API (armor piercing
incendiary) rounds strike the target
area.