A hidden gun emplacement and Swedish troops fire with guns to forestall Nazi move in Sweden.
Sweden Date:1940, April 15 Duration:54 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Swedish troops, guns and aircraft on alert to forestall Nazi offensive move in Sweden. A truck tows a field gun and moves on a road. The barrel of an artillery piece visible as it is raised from a hidden gun emplacement. Swedish soldiers run between sandbags and take up positions. Swedish troops wearing M21 helmets fire a double-mounted Kulspruta m/36 water-cooled 8mm machine gun (a modified Browning design dual mounted). Next scene shows aerial view of biplanes: Swedish J8 Gloster Gladiator MK I bi-wing pursuit aircraft seen in formation. Brief closeup of a J8 in flight. Next, Swedish T3 aircraft seen in formation, flown by Swedish Wing F 17. These aircraft are Junkers Ju 86 K-13 aircraft built by SAAB, under license, and converted to torpedo bombers. Aerial views of the J8 biplanes conducting mock attacks on the formation of T-3 bombers, for training purposes.
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