HMS Iron Duke In Action Aka HMS Iron Duke… 1939

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    Title reads: "H.M.S. Iron Duke in Action - Battleship repels attack from sea & air".

    Various shots of 'HMS Iron Duke' and other British Royal Navy warships on manoeuvres. Various shell explosions in water as ships fire their guns.

    Shots onboard battleship 'Iron Duke' as a biplane flies overhead. Naval officers watch from the deck.

    Aerial views of the 'Iron Duke' firing her guns.

    Shots of sailor signalling with Aldis lamp. More shots of officers and observers.

    Good shots of ships laying a smoke screen.

    N.B. This story is a copy of a Pathe Gazette item.

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    Cataloguer:
    Mark
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    Black & White
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    Mute
    Media URN:
    58123
    Sort Number:
    UN 0058 U
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:20:00 / 01:48:52:00
    Canister:
    UN 58 U
    Film ID:
    520.16
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