Bombs are dropped by aircraft on USS Alabama during bombing tests in the United States.
United States USA Date:1930 Duration:1 min 36 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Development of air power. Bombing tests on USS Alabama in September 1921 in the United States. USS Alabama anchored in water. A soldier arms and works on fuse mechanism of a large bomb swung underneath a large bomber. A standard-Handley Page 0/400 bomber in flight to the right over water. A United States Army Air Corps Dayton Wright DH-4 aircraft in flight to the left dropping a bomb. The bomb explodes on the ship. A phosphorus bomb explodes on the ship and engulfs the entire ship in smoke. The ship explodes. Part of the superstructure topples off into the water. The ship lists over a side with one of the towers bent over and lying in the water.
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