• Short Summary

    Soldiers of the French Foreign Legion set sail from North Africa for to defend France.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Battleships Transport Foreign Legion".

    North Africa.

    Various shots of soldiers of the French Foreign Legion on parade. Cut aways to high ranking officer taking the salute. People watch the march past from streets and balconies.

    Troops board battleships in docks. Shots of Legionnaires formed up on docks and on decks. Various shots of women waving goodbye to troops.

    The battleship sails off into the distance.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1041.01
    Media URN:
    20678
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/04/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:09:00 / 01:00:54:00
    Canister:
    40/27

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