• Short Summary

    U.S. marines test a new bullet proof vest.

  • Description

    United States of America.

    Demonstration of new body armour / bullet proof vest for use in Korea.

    U.S. marine puts on vest and does a twirl. CU of marine officer looking down sight of Thompson sub machine gun. The officer point the gun at the back of a dummy wearing the jacket. He fires a short burst and we can see the bullets impacting on the vest. He now fires at the front of the jacket. Various men inspect the jacket.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    19.09
    Media URN:
    27156
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:16:00 / 01:09:56:00
    Canister:
    52/21

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