'The Gen' is the ultimate primary film source for anyone with an interest in the Royal Air Force operations during World War II. The Gen was the official series of films made to communicate RAF activities to all sections of the RAF personnel and the general public. Filmed in every theatre of the war both on the ground at RAF airfields and from the air by specially converted camera carrying aircraft, this unique series of films provides a comprehensive record of the activities of RAF personnel and the aircraft they flew including the fighters, fighter bombers, medium and heavy bombers. 'The Gen' from January to June 1944 features a comprehensive overview of the day to day activities of the RAF during this period and includes the construction of Hurricanes in West Africa, 342 Squadron preparing their Boston aircraft and carrying out a raid on a power station near Paris, and The Day , second front preparations for 'the coming storm'. Essential viewing for anyone interested in World War II from primary sources.