• Short Summary

    RMS Empress of Asia ocean liner (refitted as troopship) enters New York Harbor during WWII carrying civilian refugees and prisoners who escaped from Nazi German occupation, in the first convoy from England to North America

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Escaped From the Nazis

    USA: New York: New York Harbour:
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    EMPRESS OF ASIA. S.S. Arrives in N.Y. harbour w. soldiers and sailors on board..boys at rail of ship..shots on board.. refugees & children from near east & Mediterranean


    MILITARY BRITISH. Soldiers on board S.S.Empress of Asia arrives N.Y.Harbour from near east & Mediterranean..at rail of ship..thumbs up.


    NAVAL BRITISH. Sailors on board S. S.Empress of Asia arrive N.Y. Harbour from east & Mediterranean..at rail of ship..thumbs up.. etc.


    Germany, World War Two, World War II, Second World War, war, boat, escapees, Australian, refugee, refugees, evacuees, evacuate, evacuated, escape
    Background: RMS Empress of Asia ocean liner (refitted as troopship) enters New York Harbor during WWII carrying civilian refugees and prisoners who escaped from Nazi German occupation, in the first convoy from England to North America

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7DVXYCR4U08Y14K6XOG0JMY2K
    Media URN:
    VLVA7DVXYCR4U08Y14K6XOG0JMY2K
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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