• Short Summary

    Demonstration in Rio after U-boats sink Brazilian ships; Brazil then enters the war.

  • Description

    Titles read: "BRAZIL COMES IN".

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Various shots of a demonstration by people in the streets of Brazil after the sinking of six Brazilian destroyers by Nazi U-boats. Commentator says that soon after this protest Brazil declared war on the Axis. One demonstrator carries a cut-out of Hitler held upside down.

    Demonstrators gather outside the Palace of President Getulio Dornelles Vargas. M/S of Vargas. Unit of Brazilian navy on the parade square. Exteriors of the closed German and Italian Embassy buildings in Rio.

    Various shots of small planes that have started to patrol the shores of Brazil. M/S of heavy American-made gun barrels lying on the quayside. Brief shots inside a munitions factory. Several shots of a Brazilian warship being prepared in dock.

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    HD Cam
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:10:00 / 01:36:15:00

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