• Short Summary

    British troops return from Norway while others leave for the fight in France.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Britain Answers The Call".

    British troops arrive in port on troopship after leaving the fighting in Norway. Troops and equipment come ashore from the ships.

    Various CU of troops of the NWEF (North Western Expeditionary Force) on quayside.

    Shots of lorries carrying pontoon boats for the "new" BEF (British Expeditionary Force) who are returning to the fight in France.

    Shots of motorcycle dispatch riders.

    Shots of light field artillery guns being loaded onto ships. British soldiers and equipment are loaded onto ships to be sent back to France.

    Soldiers wave from troopship decks.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1047.31
    Media URN:
    20863
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:14:00 / 01:42:10:00
    Canister:
    40/49

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