Wartime land mine found on holiday beach at Weston Super Mare.
Weston Super Mare, North Somerset.
Four soldiers are seen at the beach covered in mud. Camera pans to show a large land mine sticking out of mud close to them - this is Birnbeck Island which was used as a weapon research establishment in World War II. Pan along muddy beach, then pan back to the men working on clearing the mine - they are to explode it. Several shots of the people watching from distance. LS. Explosions at sea. Jeep with 'Royal Navy Bomb and Mine Disposal Unit' sign on.
Date found in the old record - 30/07/1967.