• Short Summary

    Australian newsreel item about making and testing torpedoes.

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    Unused / unissued material - exact dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Australian newsreel item.

    Title reads: "Australia makes torpedoes!"

    Various shots of munitions factory in Sydney where torpedoes are being made, many of the workers are women. Various shots torpedoes being loaded into test firing tube, they are fired out to sea. Australian Naval officers watch from shore. The test torpedo's head is filled with air so it bobs up to the surface after being fired so it can be collected. Underwater shot of submarine. M/S sailor looking through periscope. Point of view shot from periscope of sea. Various shots sailors on submarine firing real torpedoes.

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    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:08:00 / 01:58:58:00
    UN 1212 F

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