1500 Miles Of Bombs Along Our Roads Aka… 1946

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    C/U of newspaper articles with headline "1,500 Miles Of Bombs Along Our Roads". British Army dispose of left over ammunition and bombs from war.

    M/S of family getting out of car in countryside, they carry blankets and picnic hampers. M/S of road car is parked on, in foreground is sign reading "Danger, Ammunition, No Parking".

    Various shots of soldiers loading ammunition from dumps to trucks. Various shots of dumped ammunition being exploded by detonation giving off large cloud of smoke.

    M/S of family picnicking. M/S small children playing in meadow. C/I of sign reading "Danger, small (butterfly) bombs may lie in these hedges or ditches. They are likely to explode with deadly effect at the least disturbance. Keep Away". C/U of butterfly bomb hanging from tree.

    M/S, looking through barbed wire, of armoured car driving over beach. Various shots of soldiers (bomb disposal experts) detecting mines and destroying them in controlled explosions. Various shots of soldiers loading ammunition onto boat, sign on warehouse door reads "For Davy Jones' Locker". Various shots of soldiers dumping bombs and explosions into sea from LST (landing craft).

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    45624
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1402.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:05:00 / 01:29:01:00
    Canister:
    46/48
    Sort Number:
    46/048
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