A flotilla of German Kriegsmarine minesweepers clears channels of mines during World War 2
English Channel Date:1943 Duration:2 min 13 sec Sound:Yes
A flotilla of German Kriegsmarine minesweepers underway at sea. Symbol of a lobster cutting a mine chain is painted on side of minesweeper. Detonators are dragged behind the vessels on steel cables. Explosions occur as mines detonate in the water. Crews fire at visible floating mines, with deck guns. They drop buoys to mark clear channels. An alarm is sounded, and crews man deck guns and fire them.
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