• Short Summary

    Wounded prisoners exchange scheme between Britain and Germany falls through. After German prisoners were embarked,?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Mercy Ships Plan Scuttled by Nazis

    ENGLAND:
    EXT
    Ship at dockside
    Officer and Red Cross soldier on quay
    BV Nurses boarding ship

    NIGHT
    Various shots of injured German prisoners boarding ship and having documentation checked - some on crutches, some on stretchers, some carried

    DAY
    Soldier on duty on dockside
    Various shots of German officers and troops disembarking ship and walking along quayside

    Clapham:
    LV Shot through trees German women prisoners of war (POWs) in ground of former Jewish children's home.
    GV pan German women seated in grounds.
    LV German women seated in grounds, policewoman on guard in foreground

    Exact Location Unknown:
    WW2 hospital ship 'Dinard' at dockside
    Various shots of injured German prisoners disembarking ship, some making Nazi salute, some on stretchers

    Soldiers guarding Red Cross hospital train
    Train steaming along
    Soldiers looking out of windows as it passes

    Prisoners of War; Medicine and Health; Germany
    Background: Wounded prisoners exchange scheme between Britain and Germany falls through. After German prisoners were embarked, exchange scheme fell through and prisoners returned to hospital. Shots of female German prisoners in grounds of former Jewish Children's Home.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA75YB5KERIJS6N0WLZ7J2PNCU3
    Media URN:
    VLVA75YB5KERIJS6N0WLZ7J2PNCU3
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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