• Short Summary

    Three-day battle defending convoy of supplies to Malta from Axis attack

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: The World at War: Three-Day Mediterranean Battle - The Navy Smashes Sea-Attack on Malta Convoy

    REPUBLIC OF MALTA: Offshore:
    EXT

    CONVOYS. Navy beats off attack on Malta convoy


    GUNS. Destroyers firing in Med: & good night pompons


    MALTA. AIR RAID ON ATTACK ON CONVOY


    MAP Showing Malta's position in Mediterranean


    NAVAL. RAID ON MALTA CONVOY...destroyers make smoke..firing..firing at night..bombs drop round ships Lib: scenes of blited Malta..Rear Admiral Vian after action..


    SMOKE SCREEN ETC. Destroyers make smoke-screens on Malta convoy action


    TURNER JOHN Shot from above used in Malta convoy


    VIAN, Rear Admiral. After successful action of Malta convoy


    Navy - Active; Airforce - Active; Ships and Boats

    battle, fighting, gunners, aircraft, battleship
    Background: Three-day battle defending convoy of supplies to Malta from Axis attack

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA6PGU1E301DNOBNR8A874CZ23
    Media URN:
    VLVAA6PGU1E301DNOBNR8A874CZ23
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:09:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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