A project to review methods of attack against Japanese-type fortifications at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah.
Utah United States USA Date:1945 Duration:4 min 5 sec Sound:Yes
Coverage of project to determine the most effective means for destroying Japanese-type cave positions at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah. Paper with typewritten introduction. U.S. Air Force P-38 Lightning fighter aircraft in a napalm attack. U.S. B-25H Mitchell bomber fires 75mm cannon and U.S. Army Air Force P-47N Thunderbolt fighter aircraft fires 11.75 inch Tiny Tim rocket at targets on hillside. Mountainous terrain and caves similar to Japanese positions on island. Tall Boy (12,000 pound HE bomb) being hoisted from a trailer. U.S. P-38 parked with napalm bombs under wing. P-47N with 11.75 inch Tiny Tim rocket on launcher rail. U.S. Army Air Forces A-26 Invader bomber plane in flight and fires Tiny Tim rocket. Ordnance men load 75mm rounds into B-25H equipped with APG-13B radar ranging device. Gun crew fires 105mm howitzer at hillside.
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