• Short Summary

    Clearing minefields on beaches of Folkestone, Kent.

  • Description

    Minefield Clearance in Folkestone, Kent.

    L/S High Power jet of water playing on minefield. L/S Converted and armoured tracker playing the hose. M/S Pan along to jet of water. L/S Mine exploding. C/U Nozzle of hose with water squirting forth pan to operator looking through panels in the armour plating. M/S R.E. Sergeant looking through periscope over minefields. M/S. Bulldozer with armour plating working over the minefield. M/S Bulldozer pitching the soil aside.

    M/S. R.E. Sergeant still looking through periscope. He spots a land mine and leaves the periscope. M/S Sergeant walking over to where the mine is. M/S Sergeant examining mine. C/U Man with mine. M/S Sergeant selecting suitable detonators. C/U His hands as he pulls out a detonator from a box. M/S He walks back to the land mine. M/S Placing a detonator on a land mine M/S Lighting the fuse and retiring immediately. M/S Sergeant re-entering armour plating vehicle and looking through periscope. L/S Mine explodes.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:47:00 / 01:53:03:00
    NP 458

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