• Short Summary

    RAF Bomber Command receive a souvenir of the sinking of the German warship - the Tirpitz.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "'Tirpitz' Souvenir Commemorates RAF Exploit".

    RAF Bomber Command Headquarters near High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.

    MV Officers looking on at presentation. CU Norwegian flag covering plaque. MV General Oen of the Royal Norwegian Air Force unveils plaque. CU Plaque. CU Painting on plaque.

    Library shots of the launching of the German Warship Tirpitz. VS of the bombing raid against the Tirpitz in Norway.

    SV L to R Wing Commander Tait, Gen. Bjarne Oen and Air Marshal Sir Hugh Lloyd looking at plaque. CU Tait looking at plaque. CU Tattered German Flag painted on plaque. CU Painting of 'Tirpitz' with submarine on plaque. SV Gen. Oen shaking hands with Tait. Lloyd looking on.

    (Library shots from 44/93 for 310. ) (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1452.14
    Media URN:
    47443
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:08:00 / 01:34:40:00
    Canister:
    50/15

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