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  • Short Summary

    The first French atomic submarine is launched by President de Gaulle

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    Cherbourg, France

    FIRST FRENCH ATOMIC SUB LAUNCHED 'LE REDOUTABLE'

    Various shots of President Charles de Gaulle (President of France) launching 'Le Redoutable', the first French atomic submarine. Military spectators and crowd shots. Various shots as the new sub launches down slipway into harbour. CU. Road sign 'Cherbourg'. Various general views Cherbourg Harbour with naval craft at berth. GV. Gate to Cherbourg docks. VS of 'Le Redoutable' being worked on by engineers whilst still in fitting-out stage.

    (F.G.)

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    Film ID:
    3172.08
    Media URN:
    89108
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1967
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:22:00 / 01:33:53:00
    Canister:
    UN 4242 D

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