• Short Summary

    British forces attack German units on and near the Lofoten Islands

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: This Issue of Gaumont-British News is Devoted Entirely to the Only Complete Newsreel Story of - The Lofoten Raid. These Thrilling Motion Pictures Form the Record of the Lightning Swoop Upon Norway's Nazi-Controlled Islands. The Material Taken at Brettesnes is Exclusive to Gaumont-British News

    NORWAY: Norland: Lofoten:
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    ASSAULT LANDING CRAFT..or Invasion barges use when we raid Lofoten isles

    BARGES Barges used in Lofoten Island Raid

    COMMANDOES. Lofoten Isle's.

    LOFOTEN ISLAND. British raid Lofoten Island..blow up oil tank.. sink oil ship.. evacuating volunteers

    NAVAL (British). Blowing up oil producing ship off Lofoten Island..raid Svolvoer and evacuating volunteers..

    NORWAY. Lofoten Island raided by British..oil tanks blown up..volunteers evacuated

    Military - Active; Norway

    Narvik, Brettesnes, Svolver, West fjord, birds, fishing boats, cod liver oil, oil, glycerine, forced labor, enslavement, neutral, factories, Nazi, Nazi's, Hitler (Nazi Party), ship, fire, Navy, raid, destruction, storage tanks, prisoners, production, Second World War

    Background: British forces attack German units on and near the Lofoten Islands

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAJ484OU0ZAZX9HD2BH7IDHL0W
    Media URN:
    VLVAJ484OU0ZAZX9HD2BH7IDHL0W
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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