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Title:WRECKAGE OF RADAR STATION, CAPTURED BY ROYAL MARINES [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ACB 27
Description: Various shots of damaged radar equipment, including display screen, scanner, control panel and 'bunker' control room. Complex of nearby brick buildings and dug-outs is also shown, almost flattened. Marines wander around these buildings: one picks up a bottle and smells it, another shakes a greatcoat, a Sergeant holds up a smashed portrait of Goering. Damaged huts and trucks are seen nearby: a Marine looks at the engine of a wrecked truck.
Production Details: Royal Air Force (Production company)
Mackinnon (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Royal Marines (regiment/service)
Keywords: defences, German - passive: radar station & [wrecked] (object name)
destruction, German military - aimed: bomb (object name)
equipment, German military - surveillance: radar & [wrecked] (object name)
Douvres-la-Délivrande, Calvados, France (geography)
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 294 ft; Running time: 3 mins
Notes: Technical: print is part of a can comprising ACB 26-28 (total length 490 ft). Fine grain version is part of a can comprising ACB 27 and 28 (total length 445 ft). ACB 27, SP is 301 ft - extra footage of wrecked buildings.