Heligoland 1914-1918

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    Heligoland, Germany.

    Gun emplacement on island of Heligoland. Shot looking over cliffs and ocean; wall built at bottom of cliff; making a protected passage along coast. DS cliffs; pan out over water.

    GV looking over coastal defence area with railings around. M/S of what looks like a bunch of big blocks in the waves (empty ammunition boxes?). Pan past gun emplacement with huge barrels.

    World War One.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    73643
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1920.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:00:00 / 01:21:33:00
    Canister:
    ON 138 A
    Sort Number:
    ON 138 A
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