New U.S. Weapon 1952

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Korea

In the Korean War buried Napalm filled shell cases are being used to stop Korean infiltration. A very nasty form of land mine.

CU. Notice "Operation Hotfoot"
SV. Two officers examining Napalm Field Howitzer Shell cases.
SCU. Officers inspecting blasting cap. SV. Officers...

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Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
27249
Sort Number:
52/026
Time in/Out:
01:33:34:00 / 01:34:19:00
Canister:
52/26
Film ID:
21.32
Issue Date:
27/03/1952

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