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US Army weapons tested

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0961 | Film ID: 913

Staff Film Report, no. 65; Combat Bulletin, no. 65
Reel 2: Shows details in transporting, emplacing, manipulating, and firing the "Little David," the Army's 914mm mortar. 09:04:50 "Activities on Okinawa" US soldier is reunited with parts of his native family on Okinawa. On Okinawa, coral is dug, crushed by machines, hauled in trucks, and used to repair Kadena airstrip. Motors from wrecked trucks are steam cleaned and repaired. An M-4 tank is rigged with antipersonnel mines; General Hodges watches tests of the apparatus. Shows scenes during and after an ammunition dump fire; General F.C. Wallace watches the fire.

Duration
00:10:18
Locale
Japan
Language
English
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 10:57:00
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