Anti-Mine Wellingtons 1943

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Full title reads: "ANTI-MINE WELLINGTONS".

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Various shots of the Wellington bomber planes being fitted with large metal hoops around the noses and wings at an air base in a desert. Shots of the Wellington bomber in flight - the large ring is charged with electricity...

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Cataloguer:
Sanja
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
37899
Sort Number:
43/008
Time in/Out:
01:03:24:00 / 01:04:17:00
Canister:
43/8
Film ID:
1075.04
Issue Date:
28/01/1943

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  • The strange-looking aircraft seen here is a version of the Wellington called the DWI (Directional Wireless Installation).

    This particular aircraft, with the Serial Number P2516, was the very first to be fitted with the device.

    jamied 25th May 2012

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