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  • Description

    Full title reads: "WATER JETS CLEAR MINEFIELD".

    Saunton, Devon.

    British soldiers and German prisoners of war using water jets for clearing the mines from the beaches at Saunton in Devon. Notice board - 'Danger Mines'. Various shots of the water jets at work in a mine clearing operation. Power of water washes off the mines which appear on surface. Back view of water jet. Back view of water jet - explosion is seen. Man at controls - pressure gauge. Pumping station. Pipes. Lorry on beach - a high pressure unit. Long shot of the pipes. Water jet. Back shot of water jet - explosion is seen. Two army officers watching. Three men putting charge in a pillbox. Close up shot of letting off charge. Three men ducking. Explosion is seen.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46407
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1424.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:47:00 / 01:03:57:00
    Canister:
    48/20
    Sort Number:
    48/020
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    WWII Return of German POWs Germans Bomb disposal
  • Stills

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

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