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    Various German naval crafts and seamen on German submarine in waters

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    Title: (Germany's youngest U boat officer, Prince Sigismund of Prussia, reports aboard the U boat training school.)


    GV PAN Prince boarding ship, saluting Captain and reviews crew.


    Title: (Karl joins U 178 which is ready for a combat mission.)


    LV PAN (HIGH ANGLE) Various types of craft in harbour


    GV's Torpedo being lowered from ship to U boat in harbour, - Captain giving orders to crew as torpedo is lowered (3 shots).


    Title: (Taking on provisions)


    MV Offices supervising as crew pass provisions to boat.


    Title: (Commander's farewell.)


    MV (INSIDE VIEW) Officiers after just finishing their meal, -Toasting the Commander - at rear of table.


    GV PAN Commander bidding farewell to Captain and crew as he passes to the gangplank.


    GV PAN Commander passing from ship to U boat, as crew on U boat prepare to leave.


    MV PAN Five members of crew pushing U boat from ship as U boat starts on its mission.


    GV PAN Crews waving as U boat starts on its mission.


    Title: (Good trip).

    (301 1/2ft)

    GV PAN U boat leaving ship and harbour as seen from U boat.


    GV Side of U boat as it passes out of harbour as seen from another craft


    Title: (Last greetings from the German homeland.)


    GV PAN to LV U boat crew waving to convoy of Battle Cruisers


    LV U boat at sea.


    Title:(THERE IS much respect for our U boats).

    (394 1/2ft)

    LV PAN Two members of crew looking out of sea from rear of U boat.


    Title: (Not a merchant ship in sight........)

    (409 1/2ft)

    LV PAN Another shot of above taken in opposite direction.


    Title: (.......only German U boats)

    (422 1/2ft)

    LV PAN (2 shots) a convoy of U boats.


    Title: (U 178 has meanwhile continue on its mission).

    (458 1/2ft)

    GV Crew on board surface U boat looking at a ship crossing the horizon


    Title: ('Stop immediately!')

    (465 1/2ft)

    MV (LOW ANGLE) Two signal flages showing on top of main ma???st of ship.


    GV Anouther view of the crew on U boat looking at ship on the horizon.


    Title: (A boat brings the ship's papers.)

    (490 1/2ft)

    LV A boat being rowed from the ship to the U boat


    Title: ('All clear you may proceed')

    (512 1/2ft)

    MV (High Angle) U boat crew helping the ship's crew to cast off and return to ship.


    Title: (Back to serious matters - another ship in sight!.)

    (524 1/2ft)

    GV U boat passing camera


    LV Another vessal seen through a periscope.


    GV U boat passing camera


    Title: (Upon investigation, the steamer has turned out to be carrying ammunition - important documents were also found.)


    LV PAN to GV Steamer's crew rowing from steamer to U boat


    Title: (After the crew have been taken off, the steamer is detonated from aboard the U boat.)

    (652 1/2ft)

    CU A member of the U boats crew wiring up the detonator and firing it.


    LV A large explosion in the sea


    Title: (In a few minutes the job is finished.)

    (687 1/2ft)

    LV The steamer sinking and finally disappearing from view.


    LV The triumphant U boat towing the steamer's crew, as it passes the camera.


    SCU The Captain and three officers in the cockpit? of U boat looking through binoculars and pointing. A German flag is visable behind them.


    Title: (A German auxiliary cruiser in sight.)

    (819 1/2ft)

    SCU Continuation of previous shot showing the captain speaking through a loud hailer.


    Title: ('Can you take passengers aboard?')

    (833 1/2ft)

    SCU Continuation of previous shot.


    GV (HIGH ANGLE) The German cruiser's Captain making a reply.


    Title: ('Will soon be full up!')

    (854 1/2ft)

    SCU Captain of the U boat listening and beckoning to the steamers crew behind U boat.


    LV PAN Steamer's crew rowing over and boarding cruiser.


    Title: (On the trip, the U boat dog helps to keep guard.)

    (921 1/2ft)

    GV (LOW ANGLE) Dog sitting on stool at rear of cockpit of U boat.


    military, aeroplane, airplane, plane, WWI, World War I, Great War, First World War, sailor, sailors
    Background: Various German naval crafts and seamen on German submarine in waters

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