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  • Short Summary

    British soldiers examine a balloon bomb.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Balloon bomb. Britain.

    M/S parachute hanging up. M/S lorry approaching and driving past. British soldiers jump out with sign which reads - 'Unexploded bomb keep away'. M/S as they approach the bomb. C/U of the sign. M/S man examining the bomb under the parachute. C/U as he picks it up. M/S winches. C/U map.

    Amendment May 2015: A visitor to the site has informed us that the location of the events shown is actually America. The balloon in the film very closely resembles Japanese balloons that were launched from 1944 to 1945 in the direction of the USA. Furthermore the map shown is of America.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2080.28
    Media URN:
    62819
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:40:00 / 01:53:23:00
    Canister:
    UN 1428 A

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