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  • Description

    Title reads: "ATS women help gunners".

    Location of events unknown.

    M/S of ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) girls sitting at an apparatus which plots shell bursts. Through special graphed frames and glass tables the girls record the bursts as shells are tested on the ranges. The girls are specially selected for this work, most have science degrees.

    M/S of a field gun, cut to ATS girl, cut back to gun being loaded, cut back to girl giving order to fire (natural sound), cut to gun firing. L/S of shell bursting in mud flats on beach. Various shots of field and antiaircraft guns firing and more shots of the girl plotters. Good C/U shots of women operating apparatus with natural sound of them taking readings.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    38651
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1111.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:49:00 / 01:13:18:00
    Canister:
    41/26
    Sort Number:
    41/026
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    RAF air raid ww2- women's role History ATS OK COMMANDE OK COMMANDE EVE WRAC
  • Stills

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

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