• Short Summary

    Australian, New Zealand and Canadian troops in Britain

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Defenders of the Empire".

    VS of a contingent of Australian airmen being drilled and inspected by Sir Frederick Bowhill, Commander in Chief Coastal Command and Wing Commander Lashcal.

    MS Sir Frederick addressing the men and welcoming them to his command.

    CU Australian airman.

    Shots of Aussie men hauling a large cargo plane into a hanger.

    Various good shots of troopship docking and unloading Canadians from the Canadian Active Service Force at Liverpool.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1031.24
    Media URN:
    20506
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/01/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:40:00 / 01:40:17:00
    Canister:
    40/2

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