• Short Summary

    American engineers demonstrate a petrol tank that can be shot at without setting fire.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Self Sealing Tank".

    Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America (USA).

    VS of American engineers demonstrating how a conventional petrol tank is easily pierced by machine gun bullets and how it bursts into flame.

    VS of engineers firing machine gun into a new type of tank the bullets pass straight through the tank and the holes made seal automatically before any petrol can escape from the container.

    (Dublin reel)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1047.09
    Media URN:
    20841
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:20:00 / 01:12:36:00
    Canister:
    40/46 (Dublin)

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