Sailors from H.M.S. Glasgow visit Malbork Castle in Poland - a courtesy visit.
Malbork Castle, Poland.
L/S of a large castle on the banks of the River Nogat. It is one of the oldest fortresses in Europe. Various shots of the castle. The narrator tells us something of the history of the castle over L/Ss and M/Ss of parts of the architecture.
British sailors from H.M.S. Glasgow are making their first courtesy visit to Poland since the war. L/S of them walking in the grounds of the castle. Various shots of them exploring the colonnades and courtyards of the castle. Various C/Us of architectural details and C/U of one of the young sailors admiring the views. Over L/Ss of the castle the narrator states: "Today it stands battle scarred but unbroken - a triumph of man's creative genius over the powers of destruction."