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Operation ‘Pluto’: The Development and Production of the Hamel Pipelines

Synopsis
Looks at the Hamel piplines, the purpose of which was to delivering petrol wherever required, without harbours or ships, on the invasion coast of France during World War 2. The success of this top-secret enterprise contributed to the defeat of the German army.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 36 min.
Year of production
1944
Availability
Free loan; Free loan
Subjects
Engineering; History
Keywords
petroleum engineering; pipelines; World War II

Credits

Contributor
David A Mackenzie

Production Company

Name

Stewarts and Lloyds Ltd

Sponsor

Name

Petroleum Warfare Department

Distributor

Name

Institution of Civil Engineers

Email
library@ice.org.uk
Web
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Phone
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Fax
020 7976 7610
Address
Library
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London
SW1P 3AA
Notes
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