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    U-boats seen under construction and cruising at sea.

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    Unused / Unissued Material - dates and unclear or unknown

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    WS. A section of U-boat hull is lowered into position. LS. Workmen positioning the section as it lowers. MS. Steel panel being put into position. MS. Welder at work. MS. Top Shot of welder at work. MS. Workmen lowering a part of U-boat into position. MS. Workmen putting a panel into position. MS. Tracking shot of men working inside the superstructure of the U-boat. MS. Workman with a grinding tool. WS. Lathe a work. CU. Detail of lathe as it removes slithers of metal. WS. Huge lathe turning. WS. Engine block being lowered into position. LS. Man tightening bolts pan to workman making adjustments to engine. WS. Slow track though machinery. WS. Dockyard with scaffolding in place around the hull of the U-boat. WS. Hull of U-boat in dry dock. WS. Launch of the U-boat sideways. WS. U-boats lined up in dock. WS. U-boats. LS. Sailors shaking hands with someone on dockside. WS. Crowds lining the dockside. WS. U-boat leaving harbour with sailors crowded onto bridge. WS. U-boat cruising on the surface. LS. Waves coming up over the deck of the submarine. LS. From the deck of the ship towards the bridge. WS. Wing of plane with another plane in the background. CU. Navigator looking through binoculars. WS. Fleet of ships. LS. Bomber dropping bombs. WS. Rear view behind airline as a bomb hits a U-boat. MS. Tail Gunner inside Aeroplane firing rounds. WS. Tracers from bullets as gunfire fires ship. CU. Bomb being released. WS. Rear from plane as bomb lands in the water next to the target ship. WS. Bomber delivering bombs. WS. Rear view from plane of large explosion. WS. Group of Nazi officers including Adolf Hitler. MS. Group including Hitler pan as Hitler talks to see other German officers.

    MS. Bow of submarine CU. Sailor. CU. Sailor looking through binoculars WS. Ship. MS. Crew on the deck of U-boat. LS. Waves on the deck of the U-boat. CU. Bridge of U-boat an officer watching through binoculars. WS. Sailors rowing a life boat. CU. Sailor watching through binoculars. LS. Officer talking through megaphone. WS. Rowing boat being moored alongside U-boat. LS. Crew on the bridge of U-boat. LS. Sailor climbing down to the deck of boat. WS. Sailor stepping from U-boat into rowing boat. LS. Crew rowing away from U-boat. U-boat crew waving to departing boat. WS. Waves on the deck of the submarine. LS. Cameraman. LS. Deck of U-boat rolling in the waves. LS. View on the bridge of a ship - Japanese? WS. Three ships following in wake. WS. U-boat under construction WS. Painters at work on hull of U-boat. WS. U-Boat. MS. An officer explaining with pointer stick. LS. Model with ships on it and pointer MS. Group of officers listening. MS. Officer lining up a viewing device. MS. Model ship on a painted background the model ship rotates. MS. Tracking alongside a U-boat "General Sanjurjo" leaving dock the crew on deck working. LS. Submarine cruising on the surface.

    N.B. The General Sanjurjo was an Italian sub supplied to the Nationalists in the Spanish Civil War.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:00:00 / 01:12:58:00
    UN 221 B

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