• Short Summary

    Aftermath of the explosion of the freight liner Ocean Liberty docked in Brest harbor, buildings in ruins and firemen tending the smoldering rubble

  • Description

    FRANCE: Bretagne: Brest:
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    BREST France. Norwegian cargo ship "Ocean Liberty" explodes in Brest Harbour. Ship loaded up with explosives blows up.. Shots of area surrounding countryside.. looks like shambles.

    EXPLOSIONS Norwegian cargo-ship "Ocean Liberty" explodes in Brest Harbour - 420 people dead and injured

    France

    ammonium nitrate, disaster, postwar, catastrophe, accident,
    Background: Aftermath of the explosion of the freight liner Ocean Liberty docked in Brest harbor, buildings in ruins and firemen tending the smoldering rubble

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACGIC6JN5FMH23SZF0KJS5Q3IA
    Media URN:
    VLVACGIC6JN5FMH23SZF0KJS5Q3IA
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/08/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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