• Short Summary

    Fresh troops arrive in Iceland under command of General Bonesteel.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: America Reinforces Troops in Iceland

    ICELAND: Reykjavik:
    PAN snow-capped mountains.
    American flag flying
    American troops on quayside drinking soup.
    Soup being ladled out to troops
    American soldier with picture of skull on back, then same soldier turn round laughing.
    Americans showing British troops automatic rifle.
    TS Boxes of food on quayside.
    Close Shots of boxes of food - canned salmon, chicken.

    LV geysers.
    Water bubbling in hot spring.
    CU boiling water.
    CU man shovelling soap.
    GV throwing soap into spring.
    LV spring bubbling.
    CU and GV geyser shooting up into air (dark shots)
    LV and CU army shirts drying on washing lines

    GV British troops present arms pan to Major General Bonesteel and Major General Curtis. Bonesteel and Curtis.
    Generals Bonesteel and Curtis inspecting troops.
    CU Bonesteel and Curtis.
    BV soldier looking through binoculars, over water.


    GV U.S. Army camp.
    BV U.S. soldier working on Lewis gun pan to others examining guns etc.
    GV U.S. soldier running forward lies down on mat with anti tank rifle.
    TV soldier firing rifle.
    GV soldier holding rifle in arms.
    CU Ditto
    CU showing breach.
    Various shots Soldiers wearing different types of U.S. uniforms.

    GV pan Glacier.
    GV lorries along road.
    SV lorry stuck.
    CU pan of wheels turning in mud.
    GV power house.
    GV pan U.S. soldiers amongst provisions eating.
    Various of soldiers eating .
    GV soldiers going ashore from barges up ladders.
    Top Shot as they come off ladders.
    Various shots of Soldiers erecting camp. houses.
    SV fitting corrugated iron roofs.

    SLATE: Good Shots

    Various shots of submarine (flying white Ensign) along at sea

    KW: United States of America; Military - Active; Personalities - Armed Forces
    Background: Fresh troops arrive in Iceland under command of General Bonesteel.

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    Media URN:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
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