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  • Short Summary

    German V2 rockets are tested by American army at White Sands, New Mexico.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    V2 rockets tested. White Sands missile testing range, New Mexico.

    L/S of the testing base at White Sands. L/S of the giant German V2 bomb with front sections removed to show workings inside. C/U sign 'White Sands Proving Ground Army Service Forces Ordnance Department. Authorised Personnel Only'. M/S rocket pointing into air. M/S cameramen getting ready to film it. M/S pan down the rocket from nose to tail. M/S American officers stood talking. M/S as soldiers prepare the rocket on the stand. M/S control room, soldier gives order to fire. Dark L/S as V2 is launched. Lighter M/S as it is launched and camera follows it up.

    Cataloguer's note: the date on the original record reads 14/6/1946.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:06:00 / 01:17:36:00
    UN 1459 H

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