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  • Short Summary

    A barrage balloon drops supplies on the land.

  • Description

    Plane shoots barrage balloon.

    Location of events unknown / unclear.

    MS aeroplane flying (don't know which country this is from). MS as barrage balloon carrying box (of supplies?) is hit and box floats to the ground as balloon material turns into parachute. MS box floating to ground filmed from plane.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2472.10
    Media URN:
    77340
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:36:00 / 01:09:07:00
    Canister:
    ON 445 R

Comments (1)

  1. Embiss says

    This is an observation balloon rather than a barrage balloon, and I am afraid that isn\'t a box of supplies, its the basket containing the observer.. who, unless he had already parachuted out, was plunging to his death.

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