USA Troops In Iceland 1941

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    Item title reads - U.S.A. troops in Iceland.

    Various shots of United States marines building Nissen huts for American troops. C/U of hot spring bubbling. Various shots as they shovel cakes of soap in to the spring to make soapy water. The geyser blows and the soapy water runs out over the edge. L/S of steam rising. M/S of washing hanging on line, it has been done with hot spring water.

    Various shots of the American soldiers arriving at Reykjavik on launches. They climb off the boats. M/S as men from the British regiment stand to attention as they come ashore. M/S pan across sailors and soldiers. Their commander General Bonesteele is met by General Curtis and they inspect the Guard. L/S of food boxes. C/U's of the labels on the crates which include canned beef, salmon and mashed potato. Various shots of the American soldiers eating.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/10/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    39428
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1133.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:12:00 / 01:19:28:00
    Canister:
    41/82
    Sort Number:
    41/082
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