• Short Summary

    The American military try out a new way to clear beaches of mines.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "USA Minefields Get KO".

    United States of America (USA).

    GV An American amphibious tank in the sea.

    LV Tank fires a line of charges onto the beach. They explode the mines hidden on the beach.

    SV The amphibious tank comes up on the beach.

    CU tank shows of bulldozer blade which sets off mines harmlessly.

    CU from top of tank looking up the outside of the firing tube.

    SV The tank with the firing tube more visible. Tank fires a string of charges. They fly through the air and explode all the mines in the area.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1557.09
    Media URN:
    50007
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/11/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:03:00 / 01:19:51:00
    Canister:
    58/91

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