Brief Items From The North, East, West And… 1943

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    BRIEF ITEMS FROM THE North, East, West and South."

    Britain, unknown. Various shots of the HM submarine 'Safari' being cheered into port after 18 months at sea. The crew poses with the Jolly Roger flag. Close up shot of the submarine Captain, Lieutenant Larkin. Crew posing to camera.

    Aleutian Islands. Various shots of the American and Canadian troops embarking onboard ship getting ready for the assault on Aleutian Island of Kiska. Close up shot of a map of North Pacific Ocean. Various shots of the combined forces landing at Kiska from landing craft with their supplies.

    Unknown - possibly United States of America. Various flashback shots from 1941 of the SS 'Normandie' burning in New York harbour. Various shots of the salvage work being carried out on the SS 'Normandie' - now 'Lafayette'. Water being pumped out of her hull so she can be re-floated.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    38170
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1093.27
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:17:00 / 01:43:09:00
    Canister:
    43/79
    Sort Number:
    43/079
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    Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
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    Canada in WW2
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