• Short Summary

    Ireland shows that it is ready if Germany should attack. Coastal defences are made ready.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Eire Menaced By Germany".

    Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    "Eire's government states that it has no intention of departing from its policy of neutrality, but if the Germans attempt any sort of aggression against her, Eire is ready!"

    Pan across planes on airfield. MS of Irish pilots looking over maps. MS Pan with Lysanders taking off. Shots of plane flying along coast.

    Men on boat prepare gun. GV MTB (Motor Torpedo Boat). MS of man sending semaphore signals from ship.

    VS of Irish heavy coastal defence gun being loaded and fired. A soldier stands guard by the gun.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1049.35
    Media URN:
    20941
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:43:00 / 01:41:43:00
    Canister:
    40/55

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