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  • Short Summary

    Bomb damage on street and in demolished building.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Algiers, Algeria

    Various shots of public buildings damaged by an OAS / Organisation de l'Armee Secrete (ultra - Nationalist French terrorist group) plastic bomb and debris on the streets. Various shots, interior of a building demolished by the bomb, firemen at work.

    Note: Date on original record: 20/04/1962. Contemporary report reads: "During this week the Algiers Rectorate of the University was severely damaged by a charge of 30 kilos of plastic..." Three charges of N17 exploded near the entrance where soldiers were on guard duty, wounding nine but there were no deaths. The next day, the Algiers daily newspaper "L'Echos d'Algier" was also bombed and had to close. See also item UN 3607 G.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3038.12
    Media URN:
    86528
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:24:00 / 01:44:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 3607 F

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