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  • Short Summary

    Good shots of devastated buildings and burnt-out cars caused by OAS plastic bomb attacks.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Algiers, Algeria

    Various shots, devastated buildings and burnt out remains of cars caused by OAS / Organisation de l'Armee Secrete plastic bomb attacks.

    Note: Date on original record: 20/04/1962. Contemporary report reads: "During this week the Algiers Rectorate of the University was severely damaged by a charge of 30 kilos of plastic..." Three charges of N17 exploded near the entrance where soldiers were on guard duty, wounding nine but there were no deaths. The next day, the Algiers daily newspaper "L'Echos d'Algier" was also bombed and had to close. See also item UN 3607 F.

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    Film ID:
    3038.13
    Media URN:
    86529
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:28:00 / 01:45:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 3607 G

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