The other day while doing some archival digging we found some interesting newsreel footage of early Cold War British missiles. The footage features the Malkara anti-tank missile and the Thunderbird surface-to-air missile.
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Footage Source: Universal Newsreel Volume 30, 1957, via US National Archives (https://catalog.archives.gov/id/2049841)
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