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  • Short Summary

    Mixed material including British officers in German Harbour & submarine base in Scotland.

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    A group of officers travelling in a barge, passing ships in a harbour.

    An officer leaving a small plane. Another officer greets him and the two walk off.

    Sailors on dock lined up for inspection. Naval and Army officer inspect them. They get onto a barge to join a group of officers already there. Several shots of the officers on barge and inspecting wrecked, heavily bombed dock with abandoned battleships, antiaircraft guns, coastal defences - a sign in German seen - possibly after German capitulation. More shots of the destroyed dock from a barge with officers watching. Pan along large overturned ship. More shots of the wrecked battleships etc. Name on one of the ships 'Milwaykee - Hamburg'.

    Various shots of a group of British officers seated in dining car on a train having a meal. Various shots of the officers walking along platform and entering train.

    Two men in uniform, one in German uniform, in front of blackboard. Writing on blackboard 'Mil. Gov. Police Training' - and in German. Man in German uniform seems to be translator for the British officer. Close up shot of Military Government Proclamation - document written in English and German.

    Cut to various shots of the ships in harbour, hills in background. A man on top of submarine - signalling. Plane flying overhead. Several long shots of a bay with many submarines seen floating around. Various shots of the submarines in harbour with hills around - according to paperwork this is a submarine base in Scotland. More shots of the shore from ship, town is seen with hills behind. Ship approaching shore - mass crowd on docks and on ships. Evening shots of ships, docks etc. More shots of the submarines, docks and people from the sea. Two British naval officers talking. Sailors lined up onboard small ship. An officer talking to men. More shots of the shore from sea. Submarines moving around.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:03:00 / 01:21:55:00
    UN 1220 A

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