• Short Summary

    Rumours of Nazi invasion coincide with biggest military manoeuvres ever held in Sweden.

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    Pan of hills and factory / men working on airplane wings and propeller / Men fixing guns into plane / Small bombs on machine / Travel shot small bombs in boxes / Line of field guns / Man working inside turret of tank / Men working on tank

    Diagram shot showing enemy held line and diagram of shells bursting on line / Explosions and guns firing / Diagram shot showing position where tanks will break through track in to arrows denoting position of tanks in forest / Camouflaged tank in forest / Men removing camouflage and climbing into tank / Switching on tank engine / tank exhaust / Tank man gives starting signal and tank moves off / Tanks moving across field / planes in air towards / Man in tank turret prepares to close lid / Shot showing plane diving / GVs Bombs being released from underneath plane and bombs exploding near tanks / Direct hit on tank pan to other moving round / Plane over camera / Direct hit on tank / Tanks across enemy barbed wire / Tank mowing down trees / Shot towards enemy patrol through forest / enemy patrol dispersing as tank appears firing guns / Tanks through forest / Tank into picture firing guns / machine gun post firing machine gun / Angle shot tank firing guns

    Machine gun firing, soldier falls to ground / Angle shot tank guns firing / machine gunner falls to ground / tank stops firing guns / Tank towards, bodies in machine gun post / Tank over machine gun post / Tanks in forest in opening / Soldier loading and firing anti-tank gun / tank being hit/ More anti-tank guns and tanks firing / Infantry out of lorry / Men grabbing machine guns from lorry and running into forest with equipment / Troops placing machine gun into position and taking up positions in forest / car pulling anti-tank gun (flies into air over ditch) / anti tank units through forest, men jump out and unlimber gun / Men pushing gun and opening trail of gun...

    Men pushing gun into position and 3 tanks passing / Tanks in field moving forward

    Military - Active
    Background: Rumours of Nazi invasion coincide with biggest military manoeuvres ever held in Sweden.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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