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  • Short Summary

    Antiaircraft missiles accidentally explode at USA army base.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Explosion at Nike missile base - 10 killed, Middletown, United States of America (USA).

    LS three Nike Ajex rockets on launching site, a fourth coming up into position. CU warhead. LS four rockets each with warhead. Animated explosion. Various shots of the missile base after some of the antiaircraft missiles accidentally exploded - charred ground, burnt out wrecks of vehicles. Shots of army inspectors and soldiers looking around.

    Date on dope sheet is 22/05/1958.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2708.15
    Media URN:
    80101
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:42:00 / 01:43:38:00
    Canister:
    UN 3092 D

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