• Short Summary

    Immense fire at American ammunitions factory in New Jersey, caused by a German agent to prevent the munitions from being used at the front lines

  • Description

    USA: New Jersey: Black Tom Island Munitions Depot:
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    New Jersey, U.S.A.

    Video Roll Title: Ammunition Explosion at Black Tom Island, New Jersey: 59ft Issue sheet title: EXPLOSION AT BLOAK TOM ISLAND, NEW JERSEY.

    New Jersey: Explosion & Fire at Munitions Factory, New Jersey

    Title: Started by the explosion of a cartload of dynamite the whole munition facvtory was soon ablaze. 50 workmen were killed and 400 are missing.

    (8ft)


    GV. Blaze.

    (30ft)


    GV. pan Collapsed buildings. Firemen on fireboat training hoses on to blazing factory.

    (45ft)


    LV. pan Blazing factory from harbour.

    (67ft)


    Disasters and Accidents, United States of America, Fire

    World War I, World War 1, WWI, First World War, The Great War, war, sabotage, espionage, German, Germany, agent, spy, saboteur
    Background: Immense fire at American ammunitions factory in New Jersey, caused by a German agent to prevent the munitions from being used at the front lines

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAF3S64SWC7TKPWO4YBMXAPWOWS
    Media URN:
    VLVAF3S64SWC7TKPWO4YBMXAPWOWS
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/08/1916
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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