Weapons for victory 1. New air bombs 2. Chemical tactics.

Accession Number F00801
Collection type Film
Measurement 1 min 50 sec
Object type Newsreel
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Maker Fox Movietone News
Place made United States of America
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Description

1. (1 min 10 sec) Demonstrates several new bomb types. Shown are three US Martin B-26 Marauders dropping a total 54 x 100 pound bombs, a Boeing B-17 dropping 2 x 2000 pound bombs, a B-26 releasing an aerial torpedoe, a B-25 Mitchell dropping 100 pound air burst bombs and P51 Mustangs dropping fuel tanks (Napalm?). 2. (45 sec) Shows US Army mortar units firing phosphorus bombs and a demonstration of a new type of flame thrower.