• Short Summary

    Explosion kills at US Navy Base - America's Women's Army Corps. show some of their skills.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material. - Location and dates unknown / unclear.

    Flash frame title reads: "Universal Newsreel. 24 Die In Navy Blast".

    Norfolk, Virginia, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of burning wreckage after explosion occurs at American Naval Base. American naval rescue workers fight fires and help the injured. Many buildings are damaged. Stored depth charges are thought to have caused the blast.

    Flash frame title reads: "Universal Newsreel. WACS Keep 'Em Flying".

    Various good shots of American Women's Army Corps. do various jobs on USAF planes, including working on engines and refuelling.

    Shots of WACs signalling to planes and working in Air Traffic Control tower.

    CU WACs woman on board American military plane.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1842.08
    Media URN:
    60811
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:30:00 / 01:07:35:00
    Canister:
    UN 747 B

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