• Short Summary

    Documentary film about events of 1943, especially the Battle of the Atlantic.

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    Pathe have rights to clips in Time to Remember programmes but not to commentary or whole programme as screened.

    Reel 2.

    01:05:29 VS of journalists in uniform in press room. VS of Casablanca Conference including Sir Dudley Pound, Admiral of the Fleet, General Sir Alanbrooke and Air Chief Marshal Sir Charles Portal, Admiral Ernest King, General George Marshall and General Arnold. Sir John Dill, General Somerville, Lord Louis Mountbatten and others

    01:06:08 VS of Allied troops advancing in Tunisia. More shots of journalists. VS of RAF planes taking off from Malta. More journalists.

    01:06:57 VS of Moscow, Russia. VS of Russian tanks advancing across the planes.

    01:07:27 German troops fighting among the snow of the Caucasus Mountains. LV of oil field. Artillery. CU Joseph Stalin. VS of tanks being lifted from ships for Red Army. VS of oil tanks being carried through mountains on train. VS of sailors on Baltic convoy ship.

    01:08:27 Uniformed journalists. VS of Chinese Nationalist troops marching. CU road sign for the Burma Road. VS of vehicles on the Burma road and people working on the roads. VS of troops crossing Grub Bridge. VS of Lord Louis Mountbatten inspecting troops. Shot Mountbatten with Colonel Wingate. VS of troops in jungle. Plane overhead drops supplies. SV journalist. VS of Australian troops in jungle of New Guinea. Shots of them moving artillery through jungle. Shots of fighters taking off from air strip. Troops in jungle.

    01:10:28 American journalist. Shots of the Alaskan Highway. CU of truck driver wearing gas mask. VS of trucks driving along road. VS of bombers flying to attack Aleutian Islands. VS of American trucks coming ashore from landing craft in Pacific Campaign. MS of General Douglas MacArthur with others. VS of US aircraft carrier firing anti-aircraft guns at Japanese attackers. CU American journalist in uniform typing.
    01:13:36 End of Part One titles.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:29:00 / 01:13:43:00

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