• Short Summary

    At a UK S. England Artillery manoeuvre on Salisbury Plain, near Warminster S. England May?

  • Description


    LV Helicopter over crowd
    0.05


    SLV Ditto carries 105
    0.13


    LV Troops watch
    0.16


    SLV Troops from copter to gun
    0.22


    SV Gun fired
    0.27


    SV Reloader
    0.31


    CU Boy with finger in ears
    0.33


    SV Gun fired
    0.37


    SCU French officer watches
    0.40


    LV Rocket on lorry
    0.43


    CU Soldier
    0.46


    Pan Rockets on lorry
    0.52



    Initials JRG/V/MR



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: At a UK S. England Artillery manoeuvre on Salisbury Plain, near Warminster S. England May 23, helicopters carried 105MM pack howitzers over the heads of spectators to demonstrate modern battle techniques.

    The 105, of Italian design, supplements the Army's 25 pounder howitzer. It is highly mobile and fires heavier shell than the 25 pounder. Nuclear artillery on lorries featured in the manoeuvres.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3R0LHJI81YU67XMH945Z1N3IE
    Media URN:
    VLVA3R0LHJI81YU67XMH945Z1N3IE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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