Units of the 2nd Air Defense Brigade under the lead of Prince Albert, the Duke of York (future King George VI) perform practice drills with anti-aircraft artillery
SLATE INFORMATION: The Peril from the Air
ENGLAND: London: Chelsea:
Video Roll Title: The peril fromthe air. Units of 2nd. Air defence brigage drilling at Duke of York's headquarters, Chelsea:117ft
Anti-Aircraft at CHELSEA
CHELSEA, LONDON, ENGLAND.
GV An Officer, spots danger, looks through field glasses and telescope, and alerts the Brigade.
GV Brigade climbing on Anti-Aircraft Gun and positioning it
TITLE: HIGHLY SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS ARE UTILISED, THE HEIGHT FINDER AND THE HEIGHT FUSE INDICATOR.
GV Three Brigade members operating the Height Finder
SCU Two members operating the Height Fuse Indicator
TITLE: THE BROCQ, AN ELECTRICAL DEVICE TO DETERMINE THE SPEED OF THE HOSTILE AIRCRAFT.
GV Four members operating device
TITLE: RAPID FIRE - 25 ROUNDS A MINUTE - EACH SHELL WEIGHS 16 lbs.
GV Brigade picking up shells
GV (BACK VIEW) Anti-Aircraft-Gun in action
GV Exercise over, Brigade leaving Gun and marching off.
King George VI, Prince Albert, cannons, guns, artillery, anti-aircraft warfare, anti-aircraft, flak, ack ack
Background: Units of the 2nd Air Defense Brigade under the lead of Prince Albert, the Duke of York (future King George VI) perform practice drills with anti-aircraft artillery