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    Royal Air Force and Navy run drills in the North Sea

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Home Fleet Exercises


    AIRCRAFT-CARRIERS Good shots of "Implacable" in North Sea manouvres. Planes seen taking off and also landing on flight deck. Implacable straddled by stick of bombs. Destroyer H.M.S. Agincourt coming alongside Implacable

    ANSON H.M.S. BATTLESHIP Set out to join in biggest manouvres, accompanied by The Howe. Seen steaming to battle-station. Good shots

    FORTH BRIDGE Good shots of battleships Anson and Howe passing Forth Bridge going out on full-scale manouvres

    HOWEN. H.M.S. Battleship Sets out with Anson to join in biggest manouvres since 1939. Seen steaming to battle station. Good shot of Forth Bridge in background. Superb also in picture

    IMPLACCABLE (Air craft-carrier). Good shots of it seen with planes standing by for immediate take-off. Good shot of plane landing on flight deck after driving off attackers

    Naval British Anson and Howe in biggest combined manouvres since 1939. Sunderlands take the air on anti-submarine patrols. Buoys thrown out to mark position where submarine dived. 23,000 ton aircraft carrier "Implacable" Planes seen standing ready for action.. H.M.S. Agincourt seen alongside Implacable.. Capital ships Superb, Anson and Howe steam to battle stations. Implacable straddled with sticks of bombs. Carrier planes seen landing again on flight deck.

    SUBMARINES R.A.F. Sunderlands dropping buoys where subs have crashed-dive during full-scale North sea manoeuvres

    H.M.S. SUPERB With capital ships Anson and Howe steaming to battle stations during full-scale North Sea Exercises

    Navy - Active

    Royal Air Force,
    Background: Royal Air Force and Navy run drills in the North Sea

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    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
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