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    Large numbers of American tanks arrive in Northern Ireland en route to Europe. A?

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    SLATE INFORMATION: TANKS ON ALL SIDES MASS AGAINST NAZIS Biggest military convoy of war brings large US military contingent to Northern Ireland including America's own tanks. Large shipment of British tanks leaves depot en route for Soviet front.

    Ulster, N. Ireland: LV pan troopship in dock. LV pan troops cheering on side of deck. SV U.S. Marines with new type of helmet down gangway. CU U.S. Marine in helmet salutes to camera. LV towards U.S. Marines marching from quayside in helmets. STV pan to BV U.S. Marines marching from quayside in helmets. GV angle shot American tank - light 14 tonner - being hoisted from troopship. CU American tank being hoisted from troopship. LV tank being lowered on quayside. LV another tank being hoisted out from ship. LV towards tank being driven away on quayside. LTV pan mass of tanks on quayside.


    England: Tanks Prepared For Russia. England GTV pan about eight tanks. LV three Matildas. LV three Matildas over rough testing ground. CU Valentine over testing ground, soldier sitting on same. SV Valentine over rough ground. SV Covenanter and Valentine over rough ground. CU Matilda towards and past camera. LV three ATS sealing tank. SV two ATS sealing tank. SCU one AT sealing tank. SCU pan Valentine onto train. CU Matilda onto train. LV soldiers securing two tanks to trucks. CU soldier hammering wedge under tank. CU soldier fixing chains. CU instructions in Russian on tank. GTV pan tanks moving off on train. CU pan of tanks. SV angle shot tanks on train. GTV tanks on train, woman mechanic wearing headscarf

    Munitions and Armaments; Americans; Navy - Active; Vehicles; Military - Active; Great Britain; Second World War; World War II
    Background: Large numbers of American tanks arrive in Northern Ireland en route to Europe. A new contingent of British tanks leaves the depot, their ultimate destination the USSR.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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