• Short Summary

    German troops march into Scandinavia - Politicians and war leaders meet in Downing Street.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Germany Invades Scandinavia".

    Norway.

    Various scenic shots of Norwegian fjords.

    CU map of Scandinavia.

    Shots of neutral ships sunk in Norwegian waters by German patrols.

    Shots of marching Germany soldiers. Shot of bridge into Denmark. Shot of Danish King at event before the War. GV of Copenhagen.

    Shots of Norwegian troops moving through snow on skis.

    CU Map of Scandinavia.

    Shots of German navy at sea.

    Downing Street, London.

    Crowds gather in Downing St. Danish minister leaves No 10. General Sir Edmond Ironside (Chief of Imperial General Staff). Anthony Eden and War Minister, Oliver Stanley leave together. Chief of Air Staff, Sir Cyril Newall follows them. Air Minister Sir Samuel Hoare comes out with Sir Kingsley Wood. Sir John Reith comes out.

    Shots of British Royal Navy warships at sea.

    N.B. Shot of Winston Churchill removed so sound ends after picture.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1041.26
    Media URN:
    20703
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:50:00 / 01:27:34:00
    Canister:
    40/30

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