• Short Summary

    British ships take on the Germans in early naval engagement in Norwegian Fjord.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Gazette Special - Narvik".

    Narvik, Norway.

    VS. Good shots of British Royal Navy destroyers (including HMS Warspite) advancing into Narvik Fjord under fire and firing themselves on the gun batteries lining the snow covered fjord and on the German ships lying the fjord.

    GVs. of the fjord showing British destroyers and the wrecks of German merchant and warships destroyed by the British attacks.

    N.B. Film has some scratches on it. Around Ten German ships were sunk in this early Naval engagement.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1043.08
    Media URN:
    20742
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:53:00 / 01:07:24:00
    Canister:
    40/34

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