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Demolition of the defences along the coast

Week number 48-43

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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In World War II bunkers were built everywhere in the dunes along the North Sea coast for the so-called Atlantikwall. Now they are demolished with the help of explosives. SHOTS: ext. bunkers; intact examples before the explosions; damaged and destroyed after the explosions; - workers make holes with pneumatic hammers and place dynamite; - dynamite is set off.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 October 1948
Length:
01:19

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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