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2015.22.140 Filming an F4U Corsair Rocket Strike

2015.22.140 Filming an F4U Corsair Rocket Strike
Description: A mock machine gun nest on a hillside explodes in the aftermath of a rocket strike by an F4U Corsair, shot for the training film "Airborne Forward Firing Rockets Tactical Principles." A remote controlled camera is mounted on top of the building at right, with a cable running down to the camera operator below. Filming location was Camp Cooke, CA. Image taken from a photo album documenting the operations of the U.S. Naval Photographic Services Depot, Hollywood, CA, during World War II.
Accession #: 2015
Catalog #: 2015.22.140
Donor: L. Clark Willey
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Circa this Year: 1945
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  • Readiness--training and inspection
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  • Photograph
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