• Short Summary

    Admiral Stark, Commander of US Naval Forces in European waters, arrives in Britain.

  • Description

    Titles read: "LATEST ARRIVALS".

    Somewhere in Britain.

    At an unidentified aerodrome we see Admiral Stark, Commander of US Naval Forces operating in European waters, arriving by plane with Mr Winant. British naval ratings and a contingent of United States Marines form a guard of honour to greet them.

    Admiral Stark inspects the troops, then makes a short speech, saying he is delighted to be back (he was last in Britain as a Staff Officer in the First World War). M/S of US Marines marching past the aeroplane.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1326.11
    Media URN:
    43816
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/05/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:15:00 / 01:16:13:00
    Canister:
    42/37

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Admiral Stark" is Harold Rainsford Stark.

    "Mr Winant" is John Gilbert Winant.

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