• Short Summary

    US navy troops test out new nuclear bomb shelter at Maryland.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    US Navy tests new nuclear bomb shelter at Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America (USA).

    MS two naval security guards stand outside entrance to shelter. Various shots showing interior of metal walled shelter. MS troops - they have volunteered to stay in the shelter to test if it is suitable for use in hot weather. MS high ranking US naval officer making a beckoning sign at the entrance to shelter. Various shots volunteers filing into shelter. MS inside the dark shelter as the volunteers enter. MS the officer closing the door of shelter and locking it.

    Date on dope sheet is 02/08/1962.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3074.02
    Media URN:
    87190
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:21:00 / 01:02:03:00
    Canister:
    UN 3659 B

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