• Short Summary

    Government minister Lord Beaverbrook tells of the courage that he has seen in Russia and how the war will be won by tanks and 'planes and appeals to the men and women of Great Britain to build more tanks and more 'planes. (WW2, WWII, World War II).

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Lord Beaverbrook sends the ROF a special message on his return from Moscow

    ENGLAND: London: Acton:
    Lord Beaverbrook (Max Aitken) (Minister of Aircraft Production and Minister of Supplies during WWII) at desk
    Lord Beaverbrook (Minister of Aircraft Production during WWII) speech SOT
    - ... we are as completely committed to the Russians cause as if we were ourselves ... part of that great union of people ... / When I talked with Russian prime Minister he asked me for supplies, I promised... I promised in a very big way... Will not be enslaved, will not submit to torture, will not give way to domination, brutal, unreasoning, cruel, harsh and even murderous... Call up on you in name of freedom, liberty, to put forward now all your efforts...so that we may prevail in that struggle that can have only one ending, triumph of good
    - I have been on long journey all way to Moscow and back again, went there to see Stalin, prime minister, journey was worthwhile... Stalin is making an immense fight against wicked forces, trying to overwhelm his country and enslave his people, promised tanks...planes...
    Background: Government minister Lord Beaverbrook tells of the courage that he has seen in Russia and how the war will be won by tanks and 'planes and appeals to the men and women of Great Britain to build more tanks and more 'planes. (WW2, WWII, World War II).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4HO1JXKXFOQNCUGQ52BYAZ06G
    Media URN:
    VLVA4HO1JXKXFOQNCUGQ52BYAZ06G
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    DEFENCE: Second World War: Lord Beaverbrook calls for unremitting effort to fulfil obligations to Russia

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