Tanks And Airship Exercises 1918-1924

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Location of events unclear / unknown. Possibly film of manoeuvres at Fort Meade, Maryland, 1924.

    Various shots airships flying over field full of tanks, M/S of them moving off. M/S tanks speeding over ground. M/S driving over rough terrain, trees are crushed as tanks drives through. Various shots as they roll along and into water. Shots from underneath tank. Various shots of the tank manoeuvring over things. M/S flares at night as airship flies over. M/S as they ride along. Various shots airships and tanks.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:12:00 / 01:51:34:00
    UN 1427 J
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    UN 1427 J
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  • Film of manoeuvres at Fort Meade, Maryland, 1924. U.S. "Liberty" and Six-ton tanks taking part while airship moves overhead. Mock battle in darkness.

    Tankmanc 17th Feb 2012
  • That's great Tankmanc. How did you identify it? Some of the night footage is really quite stunning.

    British Pathé 2nd May 2012

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