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  • Short Summary

    Material showing a large assault mortar being tested.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Battle of Saipan.

    M/S's as a giant assault mortar is towed by lorry. M/S's as it is run into position in a pit, loaded and fixed. C/U hands pressing button, it is fired and shell is seen exploding. M/S as a U.S. soldier clambers out of huge crater caused by shell.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2080.26
    Media URN:
    62817
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:15:00 / 01:48:07:00
    Canister:
    UN 1427 I

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