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  • Short Summary

    German sailors manning warship guns + shots of ship hit by guns sinking.

  • Description

    German navy sinks warships during World War One. Location of events unknown.

    German sailors manning ship's gun. Good shot ship hit by German fire sinking quickly, we see it completely submerge. German sailors in ship's gun tower, German imperial flag blowing behind them. Another ship is hit & starts to sink.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2514.03
    Media URN:
    77672
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:35:00 / 01:11:59:00
    Canister:
    ON 474 D

Comments (2)

  1. legart says

    This gun is clearly being operated on a submarine; it was the favoured method of attacking shipping. Torpedoes were expensive and used sparingly.

  2. legart says

    It is the conning tower of the submarine, not a gun tower. I'm surprised the descriptions of this section isn't better informed generally.

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