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    General Dwight Eisenhower and Admiral Robert Carney (U.S. Navy) lead Allied fleet manoeuvres

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Allied Fleets on Manoeuvres

    ITALY: Naples:

    AEROPLANES AMERICAN. Good shots taking off and landing on Carriers Midway and Tarawa in operation in Med "Grand Slam".. shots etc.. helicopter takes off from carrier

    AMERICAN NAVAL. Takes part with Navies of France Britain and Italy in the Operation in Med "Grand Slam".. centred in Naples.. Command by Adm Carney. seen in conf with Eisenhower.. shots of the operation.. air shots vessels, U.S.Carriers Tarawa and Midway catapult and receive planes in manoeuvre.. helicopter takes off with senior officer observers

    CARNEY ADMIRAL U.S. Commands Navies of France Britain, Italy and U.S. in Med operation "Grand Slam".. seen with Gen Eisenhower

    EISENHOWER GEN. DWIGHT. With U.S.Adm Carney during combined fleets manouevres in Med of France Britain Italy and U.S.

    FRANCE NAVAL. Taking part in Naval manoeuvres with Britain Italy and U.S. Central base is Naples under command U.S.Adm Carney..seen with Eisenhower..Shots guns of cruiser Georges Leygues Shots of the manouvres etc etc.. Carriers planes take off etc etc Good air shots of warships

    HELICOPTER Takes off from U.S. Carrier in Med Operation "Grand Slam" with senior officer observers

    ITALY (NAVAL). Takes part in Operation "Grand Slam" in Med with Navies of Britain, France and U.S. under U.S. Adm Carney.. shots of fleets in Naples.. Operation at sea.. shots ships shots from air etc.. carriers, planes taking off etc.

    ??? Fleets of Britain, Italy, France and U.S. assembled in Naples Harbour to begin combined operation "Grand Slam". Shots of vessels of the different nations etc... in "acti??? Stations" also etc etc. U.S.Adm Carney.

    NAVAL BRITISH. Takes part in Operation "Grand slam" centred in Naples with France Italian and U.S. Navies..shots of the vessels..convoys etc..carriers etc Under Adm Carney of U.S. seen in conf with Eisenhower V. Gair shots

    SIGNALLING & SIGNALS Aldis lamp signalling in combined Navies manoeuvres in Med.

    Admiral Robert Carney (U.S. Navy), General Eisenhower, peacetime, England, France, USA, air views, aerials, aircraft carrier, aeroplane, NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, war games, combined training, Operation Grand Slam, battleships, destroyers, cruisers, helicopter, naval guns, bombardment, shells
    Background: General Dwight Eisenhower and Admiral Robert Carney (U.S. Navy) lead Allied fleet manoeuvres

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