• Short Summary

    Footage of French Fleet at Toulon before the scuttling of ships to avoid being taken by Nazis.

  • Description

    Titles read: "HEROIC END OF FRENCH FLEET".

    Toulon, France.

    C/U of a map of Toulon area. Various shots of the French Fleet in Toulon Harbour. Commentator talks of the scuttling of numerous vessels of the French Fleet to avoid them being taken by the Nazis, saying "one swift action and France was back in the war". Admiral de Laborde boards a ship and inspects sailors.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1344.25
    Media URN:
    44355
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:37:00 / 01:49:32:00
    Canister:
    42/97

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