• Short Summary

    First air delivery of the THOR missile to the United Kingdom was made in September 1958 in accordance with Anglo-American Agreement.

  • Description

    (a).
    THOR missiles at douglas Aircraft Plant, Santa Monica California.


    (b).
    Plans coming in.


    (c).
    Missile being loaded on plane.


    (d).
    Plane taking off and in flight.


    (e).
    THOR being unloaded in Great Britain.




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    Background: First air delivery of the THOR missile to the United Kingdom was made in September 1958 in accordance with Anglo-American Agreement. Deliveries have been made by air on planned schedule.

    Units controlling and operating the THOR at bases in the United Kingdom are composed of personnel in the RAF Bomber Command.

    Footage depicts the transportation of the THOR missiles from the Douglas Aircraft Plant, Santa Monica, California, to England.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAO8FUVTWI7PRHI1CMJ94JHW8M
    Media URN:
    VLVAAO8FUVTWI7PRHI1CMJ94JHW8M
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/02/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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