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  • Short Summary

    Footage of a naval battle at Narvik before evacuation in 1940.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Narvik, Norway.

    Several shots, from the hills above town, of a British ship in Narvik harbour as the bombs fall around it. Several shots of the troops in town, some British, gathered in front of a building. Norwegian flag flying. Troops are seen running towards the sea - they are preparing their guns to answer to German attack. Gun firing. Fire burning onshore. More fire, smoke and burned houses. Several shots of a gun firing from shore. Several shots of the troops and civilians running for shelter. Various shots of the action at British ship - men firing naval guns. Cameraman (Bennett) wiping his camera with a cloth. More shots of the naval battle - bombs at sea, boats sailing, men onboard firing guns.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    622.03
    Media URN:
    59468
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:40:00 / 01:10:55:00
    Canister:
    UN 218 A

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