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    Full title reads: "War's latest terrors. New monster coast defence guns hurl 1,000 lb. shell, 30 miles".

    United States of America (USA).

    L/S of vast tank-like machine, a man stands on top of it cranking a handle which moves an enormous gun on the front. We see the gun fire twice, from different angles.

    Intertitle reads: "Multiple mounted antiaircraft machine guns".

    Various M/S of groups of soldiers from American Army demonstrate use of guns: one man stands on a rotating plinth with four massive machine guns in a row in front of him. Other men stand next to the plinth loading more bullets in the guns.

    Intertitle reads: "White phosphorus hand grenades make startling spectacle".

    L/S of row of soldiers at one end of field. Simultaneously they all throw hand grenades. The grenades explode, creating a sheet of white smoke.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26324
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    648.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:36:00 / 01:47:01:00
    Canister:
    G 1342
    Sort Number:
    G 1342
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    War & Revolution
  • Stills

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

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