• Short Summary

    The United States Navy's demonstates amphibious techniques

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: New Amphibious Tactics Staged by US Navy

    USA: Chesapeake Bay:
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    AMERICAN NAVAL New amphibious tactic staged by U.S. Navy. Underwater demolition teams - frogman - Rocket ships and LCTs etc all held in Chesapeake Bay

    EXPLOSIONS Good explosions as of beach installations going up caused by frogmen having swum and placed charges

    Frog Men. Good shots of American frog-men in action in Amphibious tactics staged by U.S. Navy. Swimming to beaches and lay charges under the defences - patrol craft pick them up

    ROCKETS Rocket ships in action giving cover to Infantry landings in U.S. Navy's full-scale amphibious operation in Chesapeak Bay

    Navy - Active; Vehicles; United States of America

    peacetime, postwar, combat diver, combat swimmer, military, manoeuvres, practice, demonstration,
    Background: The United States Navy's demonstates amphibious techniques

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3KWAMXYKSEFEBNQJ6TUP5DUNJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA3KWAMXYKSEFEBNQJ6TUP5DUNJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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