- Title: CF698
10:00:23 - 10:04:06
Demonstration of ordnance material at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland 1920 – 1926. American Flag Stars and Stripes flying next to log cabin. Soldiers load shells and bombs into heavy artillery. A Canon fires into an empty field, arms testing. Old Fashioned looking anti aircraft and rocket launchers. Group of men inspect vs types of American, British, French, Italian and German bombs laid out on ground from 8 ounces to 4,000 pounds.
10:04:07 - 10:10:25
Smoke screen demonstrated – a Martin bomb screen. Railroad guns, anti-aircraft guns and artillery pieces are loaded and fired. U.S. and German artillery tractors stage a tug-of-war. Browning machine guns fire at a target. An airplane and mortars lay smoke screens. Shows maintenance, milling machine, and generator mobile trailers. Tanks and planes cover infantry advances. Great shots of bombs falling through the sky.
10:10:35 - 10:14:28
General W.R. Smith and West Point Cadets view demonstrations of a Christie tank, anti-aircraft guns, 16-inch coastal guns and bombing operations by a Keystone bomber
10:14:29 - 10:17:48
Good aerial shots following missiles and projectiles. Troops load huge ground canon. Two men load a bomb onto an airplane, winding the propellers of a small aircraft. Good CU shots of mounted bombs. Birds Eye view of bombs falling out of plane and hitting the ground.
- Keywords:USA, MUNITIONS, SHELLS, MACHINE GUNS, WAR, COMBAT, WEAPONS
- Master Title:CF698