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  • Description

    Location Unknown / Unclear - United States of America (USA). 1946?

    Several shots of the men attaching metal straps around each end of the new radar guided bomb to enable it to be attached to plane. New bat bombs being towed at airfield and attached underneath the wings of the plane. Plane taxiing and taking off with bat bombs strapped to bottom of its wings. Various shots of the plane in flight showing the bombs. Pilot in cockpit turns the plane towards target and ordes attack. Navigator at radar equipment tuning the direction before releases the bomb. Bomb descending towards the target - boat at sea.

    Date found in the old record 24/10/1946. American voiceover - sounds like an instructions manual.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    75255
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2345.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:06:00 / 01:46:22:00
    Canister:
    UN 1561 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 1561 B
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Entertainment & Humour Science & Technology War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Radar Radar New Visual paradigm
  • Stills

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

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