• Short Summary

    Battleships including HMS Nelson fight off air attack on convoy headed to Malta, their exhausted crews rest while heading back to Gibraltar, cameraman Edward Candy, killed in the action, is remembered, wounded survivors of the aircraft carrier Eagle are brought ashore, and sailors line up for their pay

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Malta Convoy: The Greatest Escort Action Ever Fought

    MEDITERRANEAN SEA:
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    AIRCRAFT CARRIERS. Eagle escorts Malta Convoy


    BURROUGHS ADMIRAL./Rear..C.B., D.S.O. W. Admiral Syfret after Malta Convoy action


    CANDY, E.A. used in


    CONVOYS. Good Naval action..battleship escort..day & night firing..Candy missing..MALTA.


    "EAGLE" - Aircraft Carrier No.1 Escorting Malta Convoy


    FLAGS. Red Ensign hoisted (Malta Convoy)


    GUNS. Good night firing A.A. tracers on Malta Convoy.. fierce barrage in daytime..Nelson's multiple gun


    NAVAL. MALTA CONVOY..map of route to Malta..battleships escort convoy..Flagships H.M.S. Nelson.. Ad.Syfret in command..Aircraft-Carrier Eagle..Jim Ewins on Nelson..night firing..day attack of Axis bombers.. Fleet Air Arm intercept..fierce barrage..plane hit..shot of Edward Candy..men takerest.. Red Ensign..


    NAVAL. 16mm blown up of Ad.Burroughs after rescue.. Thanksgiving Service on board at Gib.


    NELSON, H.M.S. Escorts Malta Convoy..good multiple pom-pom..Ad.Sufret in Command.


    SYFRET, Admiral. W. Ad.Burroughs after Malta Convoy action


    Navy - Active; Ships and Boats

    ocean battle, merchant seaman, Vice Admiral Neville Syfret, WWII, World War II, Second World War
    Background: Battleships including HMS Nelson fight off air attack on convoy headed to Malta, their exhausted crews rest while heading back to Gibraltar, cameraman Edward Candy, killed in the action, is remembered, wounded survivors of the aircraft carrier Eagle are brought ashore, and sailors line up for their pay

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAELIBC3C4LH37AGY04WLTSCG8O
    Media URN:
    VLVAELIBC3C4LH37AGY04WLTSCG8O
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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