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  • Short Summary

    Soldiers at Wellington Barracks demonstrate their readiness for gas bomb attacks.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Air Raid Precautions at Wellington Barracks".

    London.

    VS of soldiers of the Grenadier Guards marching on the parade ground at the Barracks. A soldier runs to a sergeant and warns him of an air raid. Sarge blows his bugle. The soldiers runs from the parade ground at the double. Several smoke bombs are exploded to simulate a bombing raid. Top view of soldiers manning anti-aircraft gun. VS of soldiers pulling on gas masks and demonstrating their readiness to cope with attack. VS soldiers in chemical warfare clothes run around parade ground and spray water to disperse gas. They look very sinister in their all over clothing. Casualties are carried off and the parade ground is washed clean of chemicals.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. May be missing item from 38/13.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2959.14
    Media URN:
    85055
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1938
    Sound:
    mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:20:00 / 01:10:37:00
    Canister:
    38/13 / UNI GAZ ROLL 23
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