• Short Summary

    Ammunition is tested in Maryland, U.S.A.

  • Description

    Aberdeen, Maryland, United States of America (USA) - testing ammunition.

    GV. A B-17 Flying Fortress bomber suspended by wires from two pylons. Soldier kneeling by detonator device. MV. Flying Fort suspended. CU Hand turning detonator handle to set of explosives. MV. Explosion in B-17. CU. Shattered tail unit. SV. Damaged tail unit.

    LV. Fuel tanks. CU. hand inserts incendiary shell into breach of gun. CU. Officer fires charge. GV. Gun fires, and tank bursts into flame. LV. Fire engine arrives on scene. MV. SV. Firemen put out flames.

    (Orig. F.G.) (Orig. 'H')

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    6.42
    Media URN:
    26778
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:38:00 / 01:44:16:00
    Canister:
    52/37

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