Admiral Fraser, with officers and men who sank the Scharnhorst, arrives at Scottish port. From?
CU Duke of York guns firing...11812
GV pan fleet and Duke of York back at Scottish port. ROTA BLUE SV blind-folded survivors being taken off. SV pan taking off survivors. GV H.M.S. JAMAICA (Cruiser) CU pan torpedo crew of Jamaica in balaclava helmets and tin hats. SV pan down big guns of Duke of York to crew who fired guns, wearing balaclava helmets. CU pan of crew, who fired guns. SV C. in C. Home Fleet Fraser posing with destroyer and cruiser captains. CU Fraser. ROTA BLUE GV Duke of York at sea...11812
GV German troops running to man coastal gun. SCU BV men at gun. GV men manning four guns. SCU turning gun round. CU loading guns and giving instructions to fire. GV mass firing of guns. SV loading and preparing gun for fire. LV guns firing, officer in f.g. with glasses. CU loading gun. LV firing guns. SV firing guns. GV guns firing, soldier in f.g. SV guns firing. SCU German E Boat past camera. SV 2 E-boats at sea. LV German destroyer at sea, shot taken from another ship. SV destroyer past camera. Shot rough sea breaking over bows of ship. CU water spurting up. STV guns on ship turning. CU torpedo fired into water. GV ship with little burst in water of side of it. LV Destroyer laying smoke screen. ROTA BLUE
Personalities - Armed Forces; Navy - Active; Germany; Film obtained from the enemy; Bruce Austen Fraser, Baron Fraser of North Cape (1888-1981), Great Britain
Background: Admiral Fraser, with officers and men who sank the Scharnhorst, arrives at Scottish port. From captured German newsreel graphic pictures show career of Nazi battleship as surface raider, including famous dash from Brest.