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  • Short Summary

    German battleships "Frankfurt" and "Ostfriesland" are bombed and sunk by United States aerial attacks.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Down to "Davy Jones' Locker. German battleships "Frankfurt" and "Ostfriesland" - once pride of Kaiser's navy - meet inglorious end as targets for US (U.S.) Aerial Bombers. The Atlantic.

    M/S of two explosions on one of the ships, an airship hovers above. Various shots of bombs exploding on the ships, filmed from above and the side. M/S as one of them sinks under the water. M/S as the other is targeted, it eventually rolls over and disappears beneath the sea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    240.48
    Media URN:
    22448
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:17:00 / 01:52:01:00
    Canister:
    G 800

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