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WWII - 1942, Documentary: Building A Tank R1 of 2

Reel Number: 250121-07

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1942

Country: USA

Location: Detroit,Fort Knox,Kentucky testing,Michigan

TC Begins: 00:57:05

TC Ends: 01:05:46

Duration: 00:08:41

NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk Pt. 1 of 2 Pan across farmyard / barn yard w/ large Chrysler factory behind. 00:57:28 Title over CU of office building entrance. 00:57:50 01:00:47 High angle of activity outside 1940 tank arsenal w/ steam locomotive, trucks. 00:58:00 01:00:56 M3 General Lee tank on Fort Knox obstacle test track, over camera. CU past slowly & at speed past camera. 00:59:27 01:02:22 Overhead shot on gantry crane of assembly lines w/ many workers & tanks in Detroit Tank Arsenal. 01:00:07 01:03:02 Men at large machine tools turning parts as operators watch. CUs. Manufacturing cupola on vertical lathe, CUs of chips & cutting liquid. 75mm housing moved on overhead winch. Planers rough cutting steel on automatic machines. CUs. 01:01:59 01:04:55 Machinist watching part turned on horizontal lathe; CUs. Other machining tools working. Gaging parts. Teeth cutting into base of turret. 01:03:26 01:06:28 Gears cut. CUs. 01:04:07 01:07:04 Part moved under multiple drill. Extremely large punch presses. Pantograph w/ cutting torch cutting track sprockets from metal sheets; case hardening sprocket teeth. Continued on 250121-03. WW2; WWII Homefront; War Industry; Factory; Chrysler Tank Arsenal; 1943; Industrial Manufacturing; NOTE: First constructed in 1941; w/ 75mm gun in offset sponson w/ 37mm gun on tall hull. Replaced by M4 Sherman as soon as it became available. NOTE: Sold at per reel rate. NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk

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