Soviets return lease-lend cruiser to the US Navy.
Unissued / unused material.
American newsreel item.
Title reads: "Cruiser lent to Russia rejoins Navy".
Lewes, Delaware, United States of America, (USA).
LS bows of the US Navy cruiser "Milwaukee" with the Soviet freighter "Molotov" alongside. CU bows of the "Molotov", pan up to Russian flag. MS Captain Joseph Lademan handing Admiral Glinkov, Naval Attache, Russia's 1944 receipt for the lend-lease (lease lend) ship. MS Soviet sailors transferring to the Molotov. LS Russian troopship steaming away.
Date on original dope sheet is 20/03/1949.