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Title:DECONTAMINATION AFTER SPRAY ATTACK [Main Title]
Film Number:ADM 129
Summary: Action to be taken by a gun crew in action, when subjected to a spray attack.
Description: Part of the 4" AA gun is painted with detector paint. Good scenes of crew in anti-gas kit operating, firing the gun. No time to consider gas spray while in operation, but protection is adequate. During lull, check detector paint. If necessary: carry out personal decontamination. Make gun area safe, wipe down fired cartridge cases., polished metal parts of the gun. Paintwork rubbed over with CQ. Wash deck then cover with bleach paste, sand. Re-oil exposed metal parts of gun.
Production Details: Royal Navy School of Photography (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Keywords: equipment, British military - personal: anti-gas suit (object name)
equipment, British military - damage control: bleach paste (object name)
equipment, British military - damage control: CQ paste (object name)
training, British military - specialist: anti-gas measures (object name)
training, British military - specialist: gas decontamination measures (object name)
weapons, British - gun [AA]: 4-inch gun (object name)
weapons, British (?) - CBW: blister gas (object name)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: English
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 850 ft; Running time: 10 mins
Notes: Cataloguing: sixth of a series of six films on anti-gas measures.