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  • Description

    Item title reads - Rocket guns - first pictures.

    Location of events unknown, somewhere in Britain.

    Various shots of Britain's new antiaircraft defence, the rocket gun, in action. First pictures show it firing by day and night, we see single barrel and four barrel in action.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/04/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    44586
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1354.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:10:00 / 01:49:15:00
    Canister:
    44/28
    Sort Number:
    44/028
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Keep 1944 War & Revolution
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. Douglas Gardiner says

    My Grandfather was in the Home Guard based on anti aircraft at Southampton.
    I always remember him talking about rockets. He must have been referring to these weapons. He said they operated in a group of 4 with a spare gun in the middle a bit like the 5 on a dice.

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