• Short Summary

    US troops relieve British garrison continuing sentry duties building quansa huts, unloading supplies

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: American Reinforcements In Iceland

    REPUBLIC OF ICELAND: Reykjavik:
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    AGRICULTURE Tomatoes & Flowers grown in Iceland (greenhouse)



    AMERICAN - MILITARY. American reinforcements arrive in Iceland..U.S. Marines build huts..unloading at Reykjavik..inspection by Mjr. Gen.Bonesteel O.C.American troops.


    BANANAS (FRUIT) Icelanders grow bananas in green-houses


    BONESTEEL, GENERAL MAJOR. (O.C. American Forces in Iceland)..at inspection of troops


    CURTIS MAJOR GENERAL (O.C. British Forces in Iceland). At inspection & march past of troops


    GREEN-HOUSES. Iceland inhabitants grow bananas, tomatoes in greenhouses etc.


    ICELAND. American troops arrive in Iceland..survivors from a ship..hot springs..U.S.Marines build huts..unloading at Reykjavik..inspection by Mjr.Gen. Bonesteel.. (O.C.U.S.Troops) Mjr.Gen. Curtis (C.O.Br:) march past..greenhouses grow bananas, tomatoes etc.. Air shots ..special R.A.F. film on Iceland..Tomahawk aircraft & crew..building huts & hangar, runways.. Mjr.Collins R.E. in charge of building operations..


    MARINES. U.S. Marines building huts in Iceland


    MILITARY BRITISH. British troops in Iceland inspected by Mjr.Gen. Curtis.. & march past.


    TOMATOS. Icelanders grow tomatoes in green-houses


    United States of America; Military - Active

    Allies, World War II, WW II, USA, H.O. Curtis, Major, army, navy, marine, lookout station, Charles H. Bonesteel III, officer, Britain,
    Background: US troops relieve British garrison continuing sentry duties building quansa huts, unloading supplies

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4CWGQ5UVKQOTGW9M46BLIQUOP
    Media URN:
    VLVA4CWGQ5UVKQOTGW9M46BLIQUOP
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/10/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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