• Short Summary

    England claims a corner of Turkey at the end of the Greco-Turkish War of 1919-1922, and the RN unships naval guns to shore, using tractors for hauling, to strengthen their position

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Huge Tractors haul the giant cannon into position

    TURKEY: Various

    Video Roll Title: Birtish guns command Constantinople. Troops at Kilia, the key to the Dardanelles: 122ft Issue sheet title: BRITISH GUNS COMMAND CONSTANTINOPLE. TROOPS AT KHILIA, THE KEY TO DARDANELLES. HUGE TRACTORS ARE USED FOR HAULAGE. THE AIR FORCE KEEP THEIR FIGHTING PLANES IN READINESS.

    GUNS: Naval guns strengthen key position in Constantinople
    CONSTANTINOPLE: Naval guns strengthen key position in Constantinople
    Nautical: Naval guns strengthen key position in command of Constantinopole

    CONSTANTINOPLE, TURKEY


    MAIN TITLE

    (8ft)


    SV. Tractor pulling field gun

    (18ft)


    SV. Soldiers turning gun to face correct direction

    (28ft)


    GV. Field gun being loaded

    (36ft)


    GV.PAN. Another field gun with moveable barrel

    (44ft)


    GTV.PAN Parked traction engines

    (51ft)


    TITLE: THE AIR FORCE KEEP THEIR FIGHTING PLANES IN READINESS

    (55ft)


    GV ??? ??? ??? ???

    (66ft)


    GV ??? being pushed into the water & LV taking off

    (81ft)


    Military - Active, Munitions and Armaments, Airforce - Active, Turkey

    Chanak, Canakkale, Constantinople, Istanbul, Greco-Turkish war of 1919-1922, War in Asia Minor, Turkish War of Independence, Chanak Crisis, cannons, tractors, war planes, Royal Air Force, RAF, Fleet Air Arm, biplanes, naval guns, field guns, artillery
    Background: England claims a corner of Turkey at the end of the Greco-Turkish War of 1919-1922, and the RN unships naval guns to shore, using tractors for hauling, to strengthen their position

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2VTJGU18DNG052AD1L3PNYGTT
    Media URN:
    VLVA2VTJGU18DNG052AD1L3PNYGTT
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1922
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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