• Short Summary

    British-built tanks are given a final test before being shipped to Russia.

  • Description

    Titles read: "MORE TANKS FOR RUSSIA".

    Somewhere in Britain.

    Various shots of British-built tanks being put through a final test drive before being shipped to Russia.

    Women factory workers in overalls seal all the doors and apertures of a tank, to ensure complete insulation against the deteriorating effects of sea water, humidity and climatic conditions during the sea voyage. Quick shots of instructions in Russian that have been painted on the tanks.

    The tanks are then driven onto freight train wagons and start their journey towards Russia.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1326.36
    Media URN:
    43841
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:05:00 / 01:51:30:00
    Canister:
    42/42

Comments (1)

  1. leccy24 says

    Matilda Senior Infantry tank
    Crusader I Cruiser Tank (A15, Cruiser Mk VI)
    Valentine Infantry tank

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