• Short Summary

    RAF planes destroy German U-boats in Irish sea - part of Germany's post-war disarmament.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Operation Deadlight".

    At sea off coast of Northern Ireland.

    German U-boats are sunk by Royal Navy and RAF (Royal Air Force). Part of Germany's post-war disarmament.

    Aerial shot of U-boat at sea. Rocket and cannon are fired at submarine from aircraft, we see them explode. Depth charges explodes beside U-boat. Aerial shots of seaplane dropping bombs on submarine. Various shots of bombs exploding around submarine. Aerial view of U-boat surrounded by oily water.

    Note: commentary runs straight into next story OPERATION DAYLIGHT, also in 46/1, on *PM1372*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1372.01
    Media URN:
    44928
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:22:00 / 01:01:39:00
    Canister:
    46/1

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