• Short Summary

    Royal Navy raids German occupied Lofoten Islands in Norway.

  • Description

    Title reads: "The Navy's Raid on Lofoten".

    Lofoten Islands, Norway.

    Royal Navy raids German occupied islands.

    Various L/Ss of snow covered mountains and fishing trawlers in harbour. Various shots of British destroyers at speed. Good shot of fishing boats at sea. Various shots of destroyers firing shells at town on coast of Lofoten. Various shots of the fires caused by naval guns, taken from a warship, with two cut in shots of guns firing. More shots of harbour and town. Various shots of battleships at sea firing heavy guns. C/U of British Ensign flag flying from flagpole.

    Note: for longer item about Lofoten raids, with great shots of German prisoners being taken and Norwegian refugees leaving for Britain, see THE LOFOTEN RAID in 41/21 (film id 1109.11). AH 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1109.18
    Media URN:
    38545
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:43:00 / 01:23:30:00
    Canister:
    41/20

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