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American soldiers prepare a "propaganda bomb" to be dropped on German occupied territory

Film | Accession Number: 2005.486.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4387 | Film ID: 2801

An American serviceman salvages parts from wrecked planes to make shells for propaganda leaflets to drop over German-occupied territory. Three men load a "propaganda bomb" into the bay of a plane. The man shown collecting scrap brings the pieces to another man, who is constructing a shell. Interior of an office with a sign on the door that reads "ORDNANCE." A man seated at a desk speaks on the telephone, then studies a piece of paper that contains instructions for a "leaflet bomb" as well as a diagram of the bomb. The man, identified in the NARA story card as Lt. Kick, is shown arriving at a scrap yard, where he takes a large shell casing from a pile and puts it in his jeep.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:07:40
Locale
Unknown
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:35
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