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AlGroover
04-27-2005, 07:56 AM
Did anyone else catch the 90 minute RAAF Beaufighter documentary on Australian SBS tv on Monday? Great stuff from what looked like a (very) independent producer. Did a search of the station's website and couldn't see it in merchandise. So our US, Euro or other friends will just have to lobby their local stations if they're interested in seeing it. It's called "Whispering Death : Beaufighter, Forgotten Warhorse". Contains lots of guncam and other operational footage, veterans interviews, background info. and period newsreels. The only other information I could glean are the producers names are Shane West and Chris Doig.

AlGroover
04-27-2005, 07:56 AM
Did anyone else catch the 90 minute RAAF Beaufighter documentary on Australian SBS tv on Monday? Great stuff from what looked like a (very) independent producer. Did a search of the station's website and couldn't see it in merchandise. So our US, Euro or other friends will just have to lobby their local stations if they're interested in seeing it. It's called "Whispering Death : Beaufighter, Forgotten Warhorse". Contains lots of guncam and other operational footage, veterans interviews, background info. and period newsreels. The only other information I could glean are the producers names are Shane West and Chris Doig.

HotelBushranger
04-27-2005, 09:10 AM
Yeah mate! Posted on another thread asking if anyone had seen this. It was a good doco I reckon. But I just got one sort of, query. It said the highest Mark they got up to was the Mk6, yet in PF we have the Mk21. It also said they had 6 .303's, as opposed to PF's 4 .50 cals. Apart from that tad of personal confusion, it was a really good program to watch, with plenty of olf footage.

CAPT_COTTON
04-27-2005, 01:25 PM
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Dont discount the beau in this game. after the torpedos gone its a great figther and you fight your way back to base. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

HotelBushranger
04-29-2005, 02:28 AM
http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif Who said I was, it's one of my favourite rides. Beauty to chop up people online http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

MS_Siwarrior
04-29-2005, 05:46 AM
Yeah i watched it,
It was great,
An Aussie guy cliams he was strafed by a Beau,
The Buea pilot says, you can't of been strafed by a Beau, becuase if you did u'd be dead!

DEY_Scull_AUS
04-29-2005, 07:49 AM
i saw it too, great stuff. Couldn't believe how much actual footage they got hold of, not just guncams but out-of-the-cockpit footage too. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

HotelBushranger
04-29-2005, 08:36 AM
Yeah, was pretty amazing, but I dunno about that so obviously staged scene between the Aussies and Americans! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif