United States Navy Electrician's Mate attaches pigs to flagpoles in Noumea, France during World War II.
Noumea France Date:1943 Duration:2 min 26 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper (YMS) sweeps water off mines in Noumea, France during World War II. A LCM (mechanized landing craft) along side YMS (Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper). Pigs in well deck of the LCM. Two Electricians Mates attach pigs to flag poles. On of them puts a bolt into the base of the pig to hold the flag pole. Electrician's Mate puts flagpole in the base of a pig and ties a string to it. Three pigs afloat in water. Two men wearing life jackets and helmets drop an anchor and then a pig into the sea. Mines explode on the water surface. YMS shoots at the mines. Electrician's Mate put pigs over the side of the vessel. Men fire 3 inch gun aboard the YMS and an explosion occurs in the background.
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