• Short Summary

    Animated maps show the suggested new sea routes between the United States and Russian.

  • Description

    Northern Sea Routes. Part of PIGS MIGHT FLY! issue.

    Various locations of events.

    Several animated maps examine the problem of sea routes during the Second World War. The peacetime routes from Britain to numerous places around the world are shown, then we see actual footage (not great quality) of German U-boats with Nazi swastikas at sea.

    Brief shot from a ship moving past a large iceberg. More animated maps show the suggested routes between the United States of America and Russia, going over the arctic regions. Brief shot of men on a ship firing a gun at an iceberg to clear their route.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1552.25
    Media URN:
    49814
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:37:00 / 01:56:15:00
    Canister:
    NSP 342

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