• Short Summary

    The Battle of Narvik as part of Norwegian Campaign includes naval skirmishes

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Gaumont-British News Special! Battle of Narvik with Exclusive Action Pictures by Our Naval Cameraman

    NORWAY: Narvik: Ofotfjord:
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    "ALSTER" - German Supply ship. Taken captive in Battles of Narvik.


    DEPTH CHARGES Fired at periscope. Battle of Narvik.


    GERMANY German ships sunk off Norway:"Alster" captured.


    GERMANY - NAVAL Ships sunk off Narvik:Naval engagement:"Alster".


    "H.M.S. HARDY" - DESTROYER. Going into action with other destroyers in Battle of Narvik.


    H.M.S. "HAVOC". -Destroyer. With five destroyers in Battle of Narvik.


    "HOTSPUR" H.M.S. - DESTROYER. With five destroyers at Battle Of Narvik.


    H.M.S. "HOSTILE". - Destroyer. With five destroyers in Battle of Narvik.


    "H.M.S.HUNTER" With five destroyer at Battle of Narvik.


    NARVIK, Norwegian Northern Port. Naval Battle of Narvik.


    NAVAL Two battles of Narvik Fjord:Arctic seas:U-boat periscope: 5 destroyers in rough sea:Hardy, Hunter, Hotspur, Hostile, Havoc:"Warspite" firing G:Capt.Warburton-Lee:Aboard H.M.S. Ivanhoe rescuing: Captured "Alster"-Capt. Scharf:German warships & merchantmen sunk off Norway:Subs.return-Seal, snapper, Sealion, Sunfish:Lt King & Slaughter.


    NORWAY. Two Battles of Narvick Fjord: Arctic seas: U-boat periscope: five destroyers: H.MS.Warspite firing: German ships sunk: "Alster" captured: Subs. Seal & Snapper return - also Sealior & Sunfish.

    Wreckage of sunken ships.


    PRISONERS OF WAR German prisoners landed from submarine in England.


    H.M.S. "SEAL" - Submarine. Returns to England.


    "SNAPPER" - Submarine. Returns to England.


    SUBMARINES German periscope: depth charges: Sunfish, Sealion, Snapper, Seal return to England.


    "SUNFISH" H.M.S. - Submarine. Returns to England.


    H.M.S. "WARSPITE" Firing heavy guns in Battle of Narvik. G.


    Military - Active; Norway

    World War II, WWII, World War Two, Allies, Royal Navy, Second World War
    Background: The Battle of Narvik as part of Norwegian Campaign includes naval skirmishes

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7I748X1B0CJ5VVL6L80RYP8MG
    Media URN:
    VLVA7I748X1B0CJ5VVL6L80RYP8MG
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:00:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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