Ground crew uses salvaged materials to construct heavy duty crane dubbed 'The Apprehender' at North Field in Guam.
Guam Date:1945, July 27 Duration:2 min 41 sec Sound:Yes
Ground crew uses salvaged materials to construct heavy duty crane at North Field in Guam. The workers use pulley wheels from salvaged navy equipment and parts from planes to build the crane. Tires and construction material are seen. Smaller cranes help in assembling the large crane, which they have name, 'The Apprehender' The designer of the crane observes the work carried out. The crane is tested, and it lifts an entire B-29 Super Fortress and moves it off the runway. The designer of the crane receives cigars and whiskey as payment for winning bets that his crane would work.
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