• Short Summary

    Biggest and most successful Combined Operation of the war demonstrates possibility of mass-landing in Continent.?

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    SLATE INFORMATION: British Enter France

    ENGLAND:
    EXT
    GV Boston plane taking off / Planes on drome being prepared / Men working on bombs and fuelling planes / GV Bombers taxiing for take off and bomber takes off / Shot in cockpit... LIBRARY NO. 12273

    ENGLISH CHANNEL:
    Bostons over channel / AIR VIEW ships in Channel / Pan down mast with flags on it to deck / Ships underway / Silhouette shot manning a Oerlikon machine gun / Destroyer at sea / Gun flashes at dawn

    FRANCE: Dieppe:
    Fires burning at Dieppe / AIR VIEW Tracers / Ships at sea / Men at machine gun post / Ships nearing coast being shelled, early morning / Shot enemy bomber in air being fired at / Bombs dropping early morning / Ships approaching coast in early morning mist / Shot on tank carrier approaching coast / fighters overhead / Ship laying smoke screen / Soldier firing gun as ship lays smoke screen / Invasion barges moving towards coast and smoke screen / 2 enemy bombers overhead / Bombs splash in water / Shot 4 fighters
    overhead / Boats and craft very near Dieppe coast / Naval officer looking through glasses / plane crashing into sea in flames / Shot 4 aircraft overhead (fighters) / Shot aboard tank carrier approaching coast / Spitfire crashes into sea / Motor launch past camera / fighters circling over spot where pilot is / Pilot in water / Pilot climbing up rope ladder, helped on to deck and points and smiles at camera.




    Boston planes over Channel. Air shot ships in Channel. SV Pan down mast with flags on it to deck. GV Ships underway. Silhouette shot manning a Oerlikon machine gun. Shot Destroyer at sea. LV Gun flashes at dawn. LV Ships at sea. GV Ships at sea under dark cloud. CU Men at machine gun post. LV Ships nearing coast being shelled, early morning. Shot enemy bomber in air being fired at. GV Ships approaching coast in early morning mist. Shot on tank carrier approaching coast. Shot fighters overhead. GV Ship laying smoke screen. CU Smoke from funnel. GV Ship laying smoke screen. SV Firing gun. SV Loading gun. CU Gun fires. GV Ship laying smoke screen. SV Gun fires. GV Showing invasion barges moving towards coast and smoke screen. Shot 2 enemy bombers overhead. SCU Bombs splash in water. LV Bombs splash in water. SCU Bombs splash in water.

    Shot 4 fighters overhead. Pan showing boats and craft very near Dieppe coast. CU Naval officer looking through glasses. Long distance shot plane crashing in flames. Shot 4 air craft overhead (fighters) Shot aboard tank carrier approaching coast. GV Spitfire crashes into sea. SV Motor launch past camera Shot from motor launch fighters circling over spot where pilot is. SV Pilot in water. CU Pilot climbing up rope ladder. SV to CU helped on to deck and points and smiles at camera. GV Many fighters over Channel. Air shot: Fighters and bomber over Channel. GV Bostons sweep down low over boats near coast.

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    GOOD SCENES

    Shot from ship showing coast of Dieppe? with smoke over it and invasion barges off shore. CU shot from ship of its guns firing. LV Destroyer? under way. GV Destroyer? pan to more ships under way. Shot aboard a tank carrier showing other barges under way. GV Mass of barges. GV Barges under way with sun or moon reflected on water. GV Barges under way. Shot on barges. Shot showing enemy flak bursting in air. GV Ships under way. GV Barges under way. SV Men on launches, pan to more behind. SCU Launch coming in with troops on it.

    ROTA & R.A.F.F.U. BLUE

    GOOD SCENES.

    GV 3 RAF men among fighters. LV RAF men bombing up plane. SV Men bombing up plane. SV Men carrying bomb to plane. LV Pan crews running to Hurricanes. SCU Pilot into Hurricane. GV Pan 12 Hurricanes in formation in air, fly over more Hurricanes on ground and fly into mist. Shot from ship showing coast of Dieppe with smoke over it and invasion barges off sore. CU Shot from ship of its guns firing.

    Channel, England: GV 5 Bostons on field, on taxiing. LV Destroyer under way. GV Destroyer ? pan to more ships under way. Shot aboard a tank carrier showing other barges under way. GV Mass of barges. GV Barges under way with sun or moon reflected on water. SCU American flag on pole travel down to troops below pole. LV 2 Spitfires landing on field. SV Men running to pilot in Spitfire to help him out. LV Pan American troops and officers and jeep cars on fields with plans on it pan to men around plane talking to pilot getting out of plane. SCU American types. SCU 5 mechanics. LV 13 fighters in formation in air. GV Barges under way. Shot on barge. Shot showing enemy flak bursting in air. GV Ships under way. SV 2 officers running towards camera, fighters overhead. LV Men on air field with fighters overhead. GV Barges under way. SV Men on launches, pan to more behind. SCU Launch coming in with troops on it. LV Pan men out of invasion barges. LV Men out of invasion barges. SCU Carrying ammunition ? ashore, past men talking on beach. SV Invasion barge towards. SV Invasion barge with tank coming out of it. SCU Tank towards out of barge pulling trailer.

    ENGLAND: THE DIEPPE RAID. Scenes showing Bostons taking off, ships approaching the French coast, scenes of fires and of guns firing, the rescue of one of our pilots, wounded men being helped ashore and into ambulances. England GV Pan Boston takes off (superimposed title) LV Planes on drome being prepared. Underneath shot bombing up plane. SV Men working on bombs. SV Fueling plane. GV Bombers taxiing for take off. SV Pan bomber taxiing for take off. GV towards pan bomber takes off, moon in b-g. CU Shot in cockpit...LIBRARY NO. 12273

    Shot fighters taking off, pilots watching in f-g. LV Line of Boston lined up pan up to formation of 6 Bostons in air. Nearer shot Bostons in air. Air shot: Boston and fither escort over cliffs of Dover. GV Many fighters over channel. GV Pan cliffs of Dover. SV Wounded walking up gangway ashore. SV Helping wounded Tommy up gangway. CU Giving wounded soldier cigarette on stretcher. SV Walking stretcher to ambulance. SV American troops on destroyer. CU American troops on destroyer.

    SV Wounded Tommy on stretcher looking at camera SV carrying wounded up gangway. CU Putting wounded into ambulance pan to Tommy with torn off sleeve. SV Man in ambulance, drinking tea. CU Wounded man in ambulance doing thumbs up. SV Pan wounded types etc. drinking tea. CU Pan wounded types etc. drinking tea. SV Types seated, one with tin hat with hole in it. CU Man with hole in tin hat. SV Pan navy men smiling.

    ROTA & R.A.F.F.U. BLUE

    GOOD SCENES. GV 3 RAF men among fighters. LV RAF men bombing up plane. SV Men bombing up plane. SV men carrying bomb to plane. LV Pan crews running to Hurricanes. SCU Pilot into Hurricane. GV Pan 12 Hurricanes in formation in air, fly over more Hurricanes on ground and fly into mist. GV 5 Bostons onfield, one taxiing. SCU American flag on pole travel down to troops below pole. LV 2 Spitfires landing on field. SV Men running to pilot in Spitfire to help him out. LV Pan American troops and officers and jeep cars on field with planes on it pan to men around plane talking to pilot getting out of plane. SCU American types. SCU 5 mechanics. LV 13 fighters in formation in air, SV 2 officers running towards camera, fighters overhead. LV Men on air field with fighters overhead. Launch coming in with troops on it. LV Pan men out of invasion barges. LV Men out of invasion barges. SCU carrying ammunition ? ashore, past men talking on beach. SV Invasion barge towards. SV Invasion barge with tank coming out of it. SCU Tank towards out of barge pulling trailler.

    Airforce - Active; British Empire; Military - Active; Navy - Active; France
    Background: Biggest and most successful Combined Operation of the war demonstrates possibility of mass-landing in Continent. RAF bomb target and provide air umbrella on greatest scale. Canadians form biggest contingent.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD3W54Y0ONKGLBRK79FNFJ0WV0
    Media URN:
    VLVAD3W54Y0ONKGLBRK79FNFJ0WV0
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    DEFENCE: World War 2: British make raid on Dieppe

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