• Short Summary

    British Navy (Royal Navy) in action to secure Madagascar during World War 2

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: The World at War - Madagascar

    FRANCE. Br: take Madagascar.. sign agreement at Antsirana.. picture of Petain .. French troops leave

    MADAGASCAR. Warships and Transports gather for attack.. bombardment..night & day..AC.L. go in Diego Suarez coastline..map..Ad Syfret CinC confers Ma Gen Sturgess Marines land..Br & Fr sign agreement at Antsirana the Capitol..picture of Petain..Fr troops leave.. navy enters harbour..S. African planes on island wrecked drome and planes

    MAP Map of Madagascar

    MARINES. Land in Madagascar when British invade

    NAVAL. Warships & transport gather for attack on Madagascar..day & night bombardment & entering harbour..A.C.L's

    SOUTH AFRICA. South African planes take off Madagascar for reconnaissance

    STURGESS, Major General. Confers w. Ad. Syfret C-in-C Madagascar operations

    SYFRET, Admiral. C-in-C Madagascar operations confers w. Majr.Gen.Sturgess(Marines).

    Military - Active
    Background: British Navy (Royal Navy) in action to secure Madagascar during World War 2

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5SUUHQJQPVS9KIVKQF6DAF73X
    Media URN:
    VLVA5SUUHQJQPVS9KIVKQF6DAF73X
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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