A Mark 25 Aerial mine is loaded on a B-29 bomber in the United States and dropped on an enemy target in Japan.
United States USA Date:1945 Duration:3 min 26 sec Sound:Yes
Dropping of a Mark 25 Aerial mine in Japan. 21st Bomber Command base at an island in the United States. The Mark 25 mine at the base. Hydro static devices, an extender and a clock delay mechanism. Mines loaded onto B-29 planes. They are dumped on trailers and a parachute is attached to after end. Explosive charge, the extender and the clock mechanism are put in a safety lock. A water soluble washer is attached. An officer specify an enemy area on a map. Group commanders are briefed. A B-29 plane takes off. The bombing door opens on the target. The mine is dropped. The parachute opens. The mine drops in water.
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