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    Full title reads: "Aftermath! German Navy Mine Sweepers are still finding & destroying mines laid during Great War - 18 years ago - as far north as the Arctic Ocean."

    German naval minesweepers (not clear where they are - it may be in an estuary somewhere).

    Shot of sailors at work at the bow of one of the boats.

    A mine floats close to the bow of the ship.

    The men work with ropes. They are then shown working on a mine on board ship (they are hitting it with a hammer!). They attach something to the mine and then lower it back overboard.

    Once the mine is a safe distance from the ship it explodes - they must have attached an explosive device to it. The explosion causes a plume of water to rise into the air.

    Shot of another explosion at sea.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/05/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    4949
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    673.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:43:00 / 01:19:45:00
    Canister:
    32/36
    Sort Number:
    32/036
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    6.2B Why was there a Cold War? Mines
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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