• Short Summary

    Documentary film about events of 1943, especially the Battle of the Atlantic.

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    Reel 4.

    01:19:52 VS of Casablanca Conference. Winston Churchill and American President Franklin D Roosevelt sit together and talk to the press.

    01:20:17 Shots of the liner ship 'Queen Mary' being used as a troopship. VS of ships in Atlantic convoy. Good shots of shipyard workers building ships. VS of launchings. VS of American flying boat pilots in briefing rooms in base in Iceland. Shots of planes taking off from water. Good shots of large convoy. VS of sailors on ships in Atlantic convoys. Shots of radar equipment on ship. Shots of planes flying past convoys to drop depth charges on U-boat submarines. VS of convoy under attack from U-boat. VS of Seafire fighter attacking surfaced U boat. Ships come about to continue attack with depth charges. Damaged U-135 comes to surface. More shots of convoy.

    01:25:03 Goods off loaded in port. Shots of train carrying supplies to Russia. VS of petrol tanker lorries going along road in jungle. VS of supplies off loaded.

    01:25:39 VS ships in North African ports being loaded with men and vehicles for landings in Sicily. VS of fighters taking off from Malta. VS of planes and boats moving towards Sicily. VS of troops coming ashore from landing craft on beaches of Sicily.

    01:26:53 End of Programme titles.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:52:00 / 01:27:37:00

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