• Short Summary

    The defence of the Panama Canal.

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    Elev. view of Panama Canal.

    Semi view of Gen. Stone walking towards along canal and cu.making speech.

    Gen. view and top gen. view of soldiers building barracks. Gen. view of pilots standing in front of line of planes. Cu. pan.of twin engined Bomber. Gen. view pan. of squadron in air and long view pan. of squadron in air showing clouds in background. Long view of mules and troops on top of hill. Semi view of troops with mules carrying guns & equipment up slope Gen. view of troops assembling small field gun. Semi view of soldiers firing small field gun. Semi view of Officer up hill on mule - small field gun fires & causes mule to jump with fright. Semi back view of 3 soldiers firing machine gun tracer bullets hit river below. Cu. of tracel bullets hitting water. Long view of soldiers around A.A. Gun. Semi view of soldiers putting shell into breach. Semi back view of soldiers firing A.A. Semi view of men pushing back and revealing modern predictor.

    Front view of huge 16 inch gun swinging around.

    Semi view of men in wireless room at work. Front view of Huge 16 inch gun mounted on swivel on ground turning & muzzle raising. Semi view of crane lowering shell to breach of 16 inch gun - soldiers push shell into breach. Cu. shot looking thru barrel of 16 inch gun showing shell rammed into barrel at other end & muzzle of gun rising above camera. Gen. view of Cargo boat "Besholt" Oslo in canal. Semi view of soldiers boarding boat. 2 semi top views of soldier guarding engine room of boat. Semi view of 2 officers on guard aboard ship passing thru Panama Canal. Long view soldier on guard at top of lock. Semi view of soldier on guard showing ship in Panama Canal in Background.
    Background: The defence of the Panama Canal.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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