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    Visnews filmed Jan 22 the evacuation of Langscheid, Western Germany...and the two bombs which are?

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    Visnews filmed Jan 22 the evacuation of Langscheid, Western Germany...and the two bombs which are the reasons for it.

    For the second time in a month the population of Langscheid, including Canadian Military personnel and their families, have been evacuated to a 'place of safety' while bomb disposal experts de-fused ex-R.A.F. 5 1/2 ton 'tall boy' bombs Jan 22 found in the drained Sorpe Dam reservoir.

    German explosives experts Herr Carl Zellerhoff and Herr Scheffler de-fused the two latest 'menaces'. The last 'tall boy'-dropped by the R.A.F. 'Dambuster; during a raid on the dam Oct 15.1944-was defused by Flt.Ltd. James Walters, an R.A.F. armaments Officer, and German expert Herr Walter Mitzke.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA76PVFZ79XJXR6S9CJFYODSMMO
    Media URN:
    VLVA76PVFZ79XJXR6S9CJFYODSMMO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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