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    Unissued / Unused material.

    French guided missile centre at Colomb Bechar. Algeria.

    Aerial shot of Colomb Bechar on the northern border of the Sahara desert. Various shots of the launching base Itmar, general views radio equipment, radar scanners etc. Arrival of missile on truck, this is the CT10 a target missile, radio controlled and jet powered which can be directed left, right, higher and lower and land with a parachute, it is 4 metres long and weighs 800 kilos. MS cameramen filming it. MS as it is unloaded and put on launch pad. MS observers in centre. CU controls. MS dishes spinning around. MS telescopes and radar equipment etc. MS as missile is launched. CU dish, MS men observing LS desert.

    Various shots PARCA missile on ramp. MS officials talking. MS man at controls. MS as missile is launched. MS soldiers. MS man watching through binoculars. MS cameramen filming. Various shots of the radar etc. MS missile taking off. Aerial shot installation

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:56:00 / 01:27:03:00
    UN 3073 B
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    UN 3073 B
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    War & Revolution
    Algeria missiles/rockets Air Force Dissertation Algeria
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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