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    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Aircraft carrier Colossus, recently handed over to the French Navy for a period of 5 years joins the French Navy in exercises.

    French sailors practice shooting on the twin anti-aircraft guns of the Colussus. Officer boards ship and shakes hands with other officers then inspects crew.

    Side view of the aircraft carrier. Another shot of carrier. French flying boat flying over the carrier. Free French flag flying from carrier with guns firing from ship in background. Crew lining the flight deck.

    The French battleship Richeleu silhouetted against the setting sun. Anti-aircraft carrier firing during practice shoot. Guns of Richeleu as French Navy planes fly over the ship. Several shots of French sailors on board Richeleu. Signal flags being hoisted.

    Aerial shots of Colussus and Richeleu. Various ships seen at sea against setting sun. French Navy flying boat in flight.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:33:00 / 01:20:56:00
    UN 1529 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 1529 A
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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