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    LONDON: TRANSATLANTIC ANNIVERSARY:

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    AEROPLANES-AMERICAN. Three American Sabre Jets named at London Airport to commemorate that historic voyage 350 years ago to Virginia U.S. shot standing on tarmac and being christened.

    AIRCRAFT CARRIERS U.S Carrier "Bennington" sails thro. the Coral Sea to Sydney Australia on the 15th Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea...good aerial shots..arrival in port..shots of crew in Taronga Park Zoo.. makes speech(Admiral STump, C-in-C,U.S. Fleet..)

    AMERICA. (NAVAL) The U.S. CARRIER "Bennington" sails thro. the Coral Sea en route for Australia on the 15th Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea..good shots of battle (flashbacks) dive-bombers, explosions etc...arrival in Sydney Harbour crew go ashore..shots in Taronga Park Zoo..Admiral Stump, C-in-C U.S.Fleet makes speech re Battle

    BENNINGTON (U.S. Aircraft-carrier) IN the Coral Sea en route for Sydney Australia on the 15th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea..good aerial shots...arrives in port..crew on shore leave visit Taronga Park Zoo. Admiral Stump, C-in-C U.S. Fleet makes speech.

    CHURCHILL LADY. With Mrs Morrison and Mrs Witney (wife of U.S.Ambassador) at London Airport to name three Sabre Jets in remembrance of that historic voyage to U.S.350 years ago...planes names after those three ships.

    CORAL SEA. Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea..The U.S.Carrie "Benninggton"sails thro.en route to Sydney,Australia..flashback material of battles ..dive-bombers,explosions etc Arrival at Sydney.

    LONDON AIRPORT. Three Sabre Jets namedaat to commemorate the first ships to sail to America.350 years ago..the planes were namedafter these ships by Lady Churchill, Mrs Morrison and Mrs Witney wife of the U.S. Ambassador...Gifts of British coins and historic Documents were handed to the Flight Comm. before the 8 hour flight to Virginia, America.

    MORRISON HERBERT M.P. & MRS MORRISON With Lady Churchill and Mrs Witney (wife of U.S.Ambass) at London Airport for naming ceremony of U.S Sabre jets.

    STUMP. H. FELIX Admiral (U.S.N.) As C-in-C of U.S. Pacific Fleet with the carrier "Bennington" en route to Sydney, Aus. on the 15th. Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea..ship docks at Sydney. Stump makes speech on his first visit since 1942.

    SYDNEY (AUSTRALIA. N.S.W.) Visit of the U.S. Carrier "Bennington" on the 15th Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea..sailors come ashore and visit Taronga Park Zoo..Admiral Stump makes speech.
    Background: LONDON: TRANSATLANTIC ANNIVERSARY:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5QUU61HR4WF5J3K4VLTXJREFU
    Media URN:
    VLVA5QUU61HR4WF5J3K4VLTXJREFU
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:24:00
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    N/A

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