• Short Summary

    US Army soldiers inflate a tethered observation and barrage balloon

  • Description

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    Men pulling netting across balloon laid out flat on the ground

    Men pulling netting across balloon laid out flat on the ground

    Men shaking out balloon on the ground

    Man rolling up a carton in a fold of the balloon

    Disc enclosed by rim pulled open and shut by two men

    Man inspects gas cylinder

    Fabric and folds of balloon as it inflates

    Craft begins to lift off of ground as people hold on to ropes attached to blimp

    Craft in air with basket containing pilot and passengers hanging down

    Craft is lowered and people turn toward basket as it nears ground

    aeronautics, balloons, flight, dirigible, dirigibles, blimps, blimp
    Background: US Army soldiers inflate a tethered observation and barrage balloon

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4FXKJI8N01V9B6C5PKLEX5ZGQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA4FXKJI8N01V9B6C5PKLEX5ZGQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1918
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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