• Short Summary

    Joint manoeuvres from Western Union Naval forces in the Atlantic.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "HMS Implacable Leads Western Union Fleet".

    Atlantic Ocean. Western Union fleet on manoeuvres in 'Exercise Verity'.

    GV Back view fleet in line ahead steaming out for manoeuvres (Super title with 6ft in clear.) CU bow of destroyer through water. SV Destroyer P 64 steaming out. CU Officers looking through binoculars on bridge. GV Battleship and aircraft carriers steaming to camera. SV French, British and Dutch officers looking at map. LV Battleship followed by two aircraft carriers. Head on shot of the French aircraft carrier, 'Arromanches'. CU French officers on deck. GV British aircraft carrier 'HMS Implacable'. SV Field Marshal Viscount Bernard Montgomery with Admiral Sir Roderick McGrigor on bridge of Implacable. LV Destroyers in line ahead. SV Monty on deck of Implacable with officer pointing seawards. LV Aircraft carrier and battleship in line ahead. Aircraft carrier in foreground. Aerial view flying round battleship. CU Norwegian Commodore Hennriksen on deck of Implacable. SV Aircraft on deck, lowering wings. SV Naval ratings pulling tail of plane into position. VS of planes being prepared for take off. MS Monty in engine room of ship. He bangs his head coming up the stairs. VS of Hornets and Fireflies taking off from carrier. Air to air shots of planes in flight. VS planes coming in to land on carriers. CU of Month and McGrigor. VS helicopter comes in to land on HMS Implacable. VS as McGrigor flies in helicopter to HMS Theseus where he is greeted by Rear Admiral Sir Maurice Mansergh. VS planes coming in to land on HMS Theseus. LV Battleships at sea at sunset. LV battleship with guns in foreground. Shot from stern of ship showing Dutch flag. CU Naval officer looking through instrument. VS of ships at sea at sunset.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:24:00 / 01:42:33:00

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