The Rear Gunner DVD
(Burgess Meredith, Ronald Reagan, Tom Neal & Dane Clark)
Produced by Warner Brothers
this instructional film
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.
Directed by Ray Enright. Starring Burgess Meredith & Ronald
USA, 1943, B&W, 20 min.
NTSC Region 0 encoding (Entire World)