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  • Description

    Part of issue SIDE LINE.

    Location of events unknown.

    Coastal gunners based at an old fort turn moat into garden. Various shots of men digging and hoeing, making a vegetable patch. Suddenly the alarm is sounded, men drop their gardening tools and rush to their posts. Various shots of men loaded and firing shells.

    M/S of group of soldiers throwing one of the comrades into the air using a blanket. Various shots of soldier washing ancient pair of pants in a bucket.

    Note: fort looks like a Napoleonic "Redoubt" fort - could be the one at Harwich, Essex?

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    49652
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1546.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:21:00 / 01:11:58:00
    Canister:
    NSP 319
    Sort Number:
    NSP 319
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Coast Artillery WW2 South Coast defences
  • Stills

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

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