• Short Summary

    They Royal Navy bombard the Norwegian coast and rescue Polish sailors from sinking ship.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Navy In Action Off Norway".

    Good shots of British Royal navy warships in action in Norwegian fjord. Shots of guns being fired and sailors watching results.

    VS Good shots of seamen in the water after their ship had been sunk.

    VS of men being taken from the sea by a naval lifeboat and of them being helped aboard a British destroyer where they receive new clothes - many of them are coated in oil from the water. After cleaning up they form up on deck for inspection. The men are Polish and were the crew of a Polish destroyer sunk off the Norwegian coast.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1045.09
    Media URN:
    20799
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:31:00 / 01:12:34:00
    Canister:
    40/41

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