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Italian and French navy forces combat Austrian forces, U boats, and fight in Dardanelles Gallipoli Campaign during World War 1

A fleet of warships seen off the coast of Austria-Hungary during World War I. Italian Navy flag waves on an Italian naval ship. Destroyer warships conceal troop ships behind smoke screens to prevent attack by German submarines. Italian sailors release depth charges targeting German submarines along the Austria-Hungary coast (or Austro-Hungarian coast). Underwater explosion boils to surface. Italian navy sailors aboard warships fire on coastal cities and villages of Austrian empire. View of many large naval guns in action, and bombing and destruction of Austro-Hungarian coastal buildings. Close up view of a French naval warship during rendezvous with British warships heading for the Dardanelles (also called Hellespont) for the Gallipoli Campaign or Dardanelles Campaign. Torpedo boat destroyers with the fleet sight a German submarine and begin firing deck guns and dropping depth charges. View of K Gun depth charge projectors shooting depth charge from French destroyer into ocean at a target U boat. British and French forces shelling Turkish defenses in the Dardanelles along the Gallipoli peninsula . Close-up views of French crews preparing guns, loading shells into naval guns, firing, and quickly reloading to repeat while the British forces are attempting to land troops for battle.

Date: 1915
Duration: 2 min 32 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
German U-Boat sinks Greek ship "India" in 1917 during World War I. U-Boat crew captures and examines sea turtles, in 1915.

Opening scene shows a tramp steamer listing to starboard.during World War 1. She displays "India, Greece" in large letters on her side. Slate indicates that an explosives technician from a U-Boat had climbed aboard and set charges on the Greek Steamer, "India" as she is stopped in the Atlantic during World War 1. The India is carrying a cargo of coal from Cardiff Wales, to Oran. The ship is seen listing. Smoke still rises from her stack. Slate states that the cross on the hull of the sinking "India" is the Greek national emblem. The ship sinks lower and finally slides out of sight, with smoke rising above the water from her exploding boilers. (Note: This German U-boat is the SM U-35, which was operating in the western approaches to the Straits of Gibraltar after leaving the Mediterranean on 11-12 April. It carried a professional cinematographer on board. Two years earlier, on June 12, 1915 , the U-35 also sank the British ship, "Crown of India." ) The next sequence shows an image of the German Daily Express newspaper for Monday May 10, 1915. Dead! it reports in bold print: The world has a duty to conduct a Hunt for turtles. Scene shifts to deck of surfaced German U-boat, showing a dinghy arriving alongside, from which several giant sea turtles are unloaded. Crew members examine the turtles on the deck of the submarine. At least one appears to be dead. Next scene shows lookouts on conning tower of the U-Boat, as they see smoke on the horizon. (The Imperial German Naval war flag is displayed on the conning tower.) The Captain calls for full speed ahead on both engines, and the controls show that being selected. (World War i; World War 1; WWI; WW1)

Date: 1917, April 12
Duration: 3 min 48 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: German
 
 
German built light cruiser, the Breslau, during World War I in Dardanelles, Turkey.

German built Turko-German Light Cruiser, the Breslau, during World War I in Dardanelles, Turkey.

Date: 1915
Duration: 21 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
British troops disembark and lay narrow gauge rail during World War I in Sedd ul Bahr Cape Helles, Turkey.

British troops disembark during World War I at Sedd el Bahr, Cape Helles, in the Dardanelles, Turkey. Soldiers sit and stand in ship and at piers. Soldiers lay a narrow gauge rail track from beach. A steam roller stands nearby the laid track and soldiers stand around. A small car is moved on tracks.

Date: 1915, April
Duration: 1 min 20 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
French ships join British Squadron for the Dardanelles Campaign during World War I.

The Dardanelles Campaign during World War I. French ships join British Squadron for the Dardanelles Campaign. Smoke rises up from the smokestacks of the ships. French sailors at work aboard ships loading and firing torpedoes during battle. Loading of large naval guns. Naval guns fired. Firing at submarines and enemy German ships. German fleet and French fleet underway. Ships sink due to attack by torpedoes. Navy sailors aboard the ships. Explosions in water.

Date: 1916
Duration: 2 min 13 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Montage of news items about international tensions in 1958

Opens showing views of the U.S. Pavilion at the Brussels Fair. An array of international flags and artistic fountains grace the Pavilion. Glimpse of the relatively plain Exhibition Hall of the Soviet Union. Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser shakes hand with Nikita Khrushchev 1st Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Nasser speaking to the 600-member assembly of the new United Arab Republic (encompassing Egypt and Syria). Arabs marching with banners. King Faisal II of Iraq and his uncle, Abdul Ilah, step to a podium. Faisal II riding in a horse-drawn carriage. View of seaport in Lebanon. A U.S. Naval task force is visible, arriving in response to a request for aid from Lebanon. U.S. marines in an amphibious landing near Beirut. They establish a beachhead as local Lebanese watch and applaud. The marines load artillery and ammunition on the beach. The scene changes to the island of Quemoy in the Taiwan Strait, where entrenched KMT troops of Chiang Kai-Shek, are seen scrambling as they undergo constant shelling from mainland China. The American Destroyer, USS Ammen (DD-527) is seen underway on patrol in the Taiwan Strait. U.S. Navy vessels provide relief supplies to the bombarded Islands in the Taiwan Strait. Landing craft are loaded with essential supplies for delivery. Sailors are seen throwing sacks of foodstuffs over their ship railing into a landing craft below. A line of laden landing craft follow in the wake of a Navy ship. The cold war scene shifts to West Berlin, Germany, where high rise housing is shown and citizens are seen going about their daily activities. A large sign in German warns that one will be leaving West Berlin immediately by passing the sign. Views of damaged buildings left untouched in East Berlin. Militia in black uniforms perform close order drills in the midst of destruction around them in East Berlin. Street sign identifies Unter Den Linden. The formerly elegant avenue is seen virtually deserted. A horse-drawn carriage moves along and men push a cart full of supplies. Bicyclists ride along the side of the street. Headquarters of the 4-powers administration building is seen without a Soviet flag. French, American, and British soldiers stand guard. (Soviets are absent.)

Date: 1958
Duration: 3 min 0 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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