• Short Summary

    During Operation PLUTO (pipeline under the ocean), pipelines are layed under the English Channel for dispensing oil to Allied Forces

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: How Fuel Reached Our Allies in Europe

    ENGLAND: Various:
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    FACTORIES. HAYS oil pipe line for PLUTO being made.


    MAPS. Of oil supply lines in Britain.


    NAVAL BRITISH. H.M.S. PERSEPHONE & H.M.S. CONUNDRUMS used for laying PLUTO pipe lines across Channel. Special Landing barges for runing pipe line ashore.


    OIL For Pipe lines under English Ch.


    PLUTO. (PIPE LINE UNDER THE OCEAN). Map of oil supplies in Britain.'HAYS' pipe line being made being laid across Bristol Ch. 'HAMEL' pipe line being welded together. H.M.S.'PERSEPHONE' carries line on big drum.(laying pipe). H.M.S.'CONUNDRUMS' laying pipe line cross Channel after D-Day.(pulled by tugs.) Pipe being run ashore by special barges,(France) to be connected w. pumping stations. Camouflaged high pressure pumping stations.Map showing PLUTO routes across Channel. G.I. soldier guarding pipe line in France.


    Civil Engineering; Pipeline Under The Ocean

    World War Two, WWII, World War II, Second World War, Allies, war, Allied Forces, fuels, tank, tanks, armoured vehicles, armoured vehicle
    Background: During Operation PLUTO (pipeline under the ocean), pipelines are layed under the English Channel for dispensing oil to Allied Forces

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACJWA6BNTOZMXY6VL9ZTOT8YH7
    Media URN:
    VLVACJWA6BNTOZMXY6VL9ZTOT8YH7
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1945
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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