• Short Summary

    The US Air Force opens its first strategic missile base on the coast north of Los Angeles.

  • Description

    Vandenberg Missile Base, California, USA. Cut story with American commentary.

    LS. Air Force's First strategic missile base named after late General Hoyt Vandenberg. CU.Sign on wall "Vandenberg". Various shots of missile base, showing launching platforms and men in control room etc. LS. Rocket being launched. CU. Cameraman. LS. Missile moving up into space. Cut-into crowd watching.

    F.G.

    Cataloguers Note: Spelling Variations - Vandenburg or Vandenberg

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2928.23
    Media URN:
    84429
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:13:00 / 01:53:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 3172 F

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