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    USS Missouri, the last battleship in the U.S. Navy and flagship of Task Force 61,?

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: U.S. Navy Task Force at Portsmouth

    ENGLAND: Portsmouth: HMNB Portsmouth:
    EXT

    HELICOPTER. Rear-Admiral Allan Smith taking off by helicopter from deck of Missouri to land on Southsea Common. Seen landing on Common to receive greetings from Lord-Mayor

    MISSOURI U.S.A. Arrives with five destroyers at Portsmouth. Rear-Admiral takes off from deck by helicopter and lands on Southsea Common to receive special greetings from Lord Mayor of Portsmouth. Shots of the Surrender Deck and plaque. Later midshipmen seen leaving on shore leave

    PORTSMOUTH U.S.S. Missouri and five destroyers arrive Portsmouth. Rear Admiral Smith takes off from deck by helicopter and lands on Southsea Common to receive the greetings of people of Portsmouth. Later, midshipment seen leaving on shore leave

    SHOPS American midshipmen looking into Portsmouth shops-on shore leave

    SOUTHSEA Helicopter from U.S.S. Missouri landing on Southsea Common to receive greeting from Lord Mayor of Portsmouth

    training cruise, Task Force 61, flotilla, armada, destroyers, Surrender Deck, plaque, Japanese surrender, helicopter, Rear Admiral Allan E. Smith, Frank John Privett, admiral's barge, welcome, shore leave, rest and recreation, R&R, shopping, Southsea Common
    Background: USS Missouri, the last battleship in the U.S. Navy and flagship of Task Force 61, currently training midshipmen for future service, arrives at HMNB Portsmouth and is welcomed by the Lord-Mayor, Frank John Privett

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3MEFR5G1ONE7M5I3W322GJ91Z
    Media URN:
    VLVA3MEFR5G1ONE7M5I3W322GJ91Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/06/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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