U.S. Seizes Axis Ships 1941

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    Title reads: "U.S. seizes Axis Ships".

    Off coast of United States of America (USA).

    L/S of German cargo boats at anchor off coast. Various shots of an American coast guard cutter at speed. M/S of American sailors climbing aboard a German merchantman. Aerial shots of captured enemy ships in a dockyard. M/S of American sailors marching along a quay. M/S of captured Italian merchant ship "San Leonardo".

    M/S of group of interned Germans and Italians. Various shots of machinery aboard the captured ships that the crew have attempted to wreck. Various shots of American sailors guarding seized Danish ships the "Olympia" and the Georgia". Various shots of Danish seamen on their way to internment, they all look very happy. Among them are some women, a little girl and a pet monkey.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/04/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    38758
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1113.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:27:00 / 01:16:29:00
    Canister:
    41/32
    Sort Number:
    41/032
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    Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
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