• Short Summary

    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

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Peril from the Air

    ENGLAND: London: Chelsea:
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    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.


    MAIN TITLE

    (10ft)


    GV An Officer, spots danger, looks through field glasses and telescope, and alerts the Brigade.

    (20ft)


    GV Brigade climbing on Anti-Aircraft Gun and positioning it

    (31ft)


    TITLE: HIGHLY SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS ARE UTILISED, THE HEIGHT FINDER AND THE HEIGHT FUSE INDICATOR.

    (39ft)


    GV Three Brigade members operating the Height Finder

    (52ft)


    SCU Two members operating the Height Fuse Indicator

    (62ft)


    TITLE: THE BROCQ, AN ELECTRICAL DEVICE TO DETERMINE THE SPEED OF THE HOSTILE AIRCRAFT.

    (69ft)


    GV Four members operating device

    (81ft)


    TITLE: RAPID FIRE - 25 ROUNDS A MINUTE - EACH SHELL WEIGHS 16 lbs.

    (88ft)


    GV Brigade picking up shells

    (94ft)


    GV (BACK VIEW) Anti-Aircraft-Gun in action

    (103ft)


    GV Exercise over, Brigade leaving Gun and marching off.

    (117ft)

    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

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA67DGELS2628S43WXL8TVAUTN1
    Media URN:
    VLVA67DGELS2628S43WXL8TVAUTN1
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/04/1923
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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