• Short Summary

    American military show off a long range gun capable of firing nuclear shells.

  • Description

    Aberdeen, Maryland, United States of America.

    TV as large piece of artillery ('An Atomic Gun') is transported to firing range. Views of gun crew setting up weapon which can hurls shells up to 12 miles. Soldiers turn gun past camera. A shell is loaded, followed by a charge. Range is set and the order to 'Fire' is given by an officer. The gun fires and rocks with the recoil. Another shot of the gun firing.

    The weapon is probably known as an Atomic Gun as it is capable to firing nuclear shells.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    32.19
    Media URN:
    27544
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:30:00 / 01:35:48:00
    Canister:
    52/82

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