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Search for HMS Affray Submarine in English Channel.

An HMS Affray Submarine in English Channel. Map route of the submarine seen last time at English Channel. Ships search in the Channel. U.S. Destroyer in sea. Aircrafts flying over sea to search the submarine. A Naval officer sees through binoculars. A submarine underwater. Sailors in a boat.

Date: 1951, April 26
Duration: 1 min 7 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Yachtsmen adjust sails aboard boats in a stiff breeze as yachts are underway in the English Channel.

Sailing boats for a 60 mile race in the English Channel, England. Yachts underway at sea. Yachtsmen adjust sails aboard boats in a stiff breeze. Water sweeps over a boat. Yachts underway at sea.

Date: 1951, August 16
Duration: 1 min 5 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Buildings and a cathedral are damaged due to bombing of London, Britain and bomb geysers near ships in the English Channel.

Areas of England are bombed during the Battle of Britain of World War II. Smoke rises from a bombed portion of Coventry following a blitzkrieg or blitz attack by the German Lutwaffe over London and other cities in England. British enlisted men and civilians walk around bombed buildings. Debris and rubble in the foreground. The bombed and gutted St Michaels Cathedral (Coventry Cathedral) in Coventry, West Midlands, England. Military men look at the devastation and effects of the bombing. A bomb demolished building in the foreground. Rubble and debris on the streets in other British cities. Civilians walk through the ruins of the bombed buildings. Scene changes to English Channel as bombs hit near an unidentified British ship. German aircraft in formation fly through flak bursts. Bomb bursts near the stern of a ship in the English Channel. The Cliffs of Dover in the background. German bombing near three British merchant ships in the English Channel. The coastline of the English Channel in the background.

Date: 1940
Duration: 1 min 1 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Aviation History in France; early airplane history and notable French aviation pioneers.

Scene of a symbol which demonstrates man's desire for flight. Painting of Leonardo da Vinci. Drawing of Leonardo da Vinci's flying machine. Views of drawings of the attempts of man to fly. Photo of Clement Ader. Drawing of Ader's plane. Still photo of the first powered Wright Brother's plane. Still photo of one of Ader's planes. Photo of Louis Blériot. Gabriel Voisin's photo. Picture of Robert Esnault-Pelterie. Two French designers. Robert Esnault-Pelterie making a test by mounting a glider atop a truck. Gabriel Voisin towing a glider with boats on the Seine River. He stayed airborne for several seconds. Photo of Alberto Santos-Dumont. The plane in which he made several flights. A plane made by Gabriel Voisin "La Bagatelle" which was flown by his brother Charles Voisin. Scene of this flight. Henry Farman seated in plane. Several views depicting the first attempt to fly the English Channel. Three competitors were Count Lambert in a Wright Plane at Wissant, Hubert Lathan in Antionette IV at Sangatte and Louis Bleriot (winner) flying a monoplane of his own design from Los Baraques to Dover. Single of Bleriot's plane. Observers of the flight. The English Channel. The wreckage being salvaged by French boat. Wreckage of plane as it is lifted out of the channel. Wreckage being pulled down streets. Louis Bleriot walking on crutches. Bleriot standing in cockpit of plane prior to, attempting to fly the English Channel at Les Baraques. The takeoff. Observers watching the landing at Dover, England. Two men standing on roof top waving a flag. Field, tent and personnel at Dover, England where the landing was made. English people examining plane after landing. Ship on which Bleriot returned to France. Reception committee greeting him. Street scenes of his reception in Paris.

Date: 1909
Duration: 7 min 36 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: French
 
 
Seabees construct an artificial harbor during the Allied invasion of Normandy, France in World War II.

A film about the role of U.S. Navy Seabees in construction of artificial harbors in the English Channel during the Allied invasion of Normandy in World War II. U.S. Navy Captain Clark, in charge of artificial harbors and Commander Calair, in charge of installing Phoenixes and pier heads in the English Channel. Ships underway in the English channel. Tugs at a harbor. Beetles being pulled. A tug prepares to tow a Phoenix. Men work on lines. Whales spread across the channel. Pier head at sea. A dumb barge underway at sea. A captain looks at the towing operation from the bridge of a vessel. Aircraft in flight. Crew aboard a phoenix. Gliders in flight above the convoy. A signalman sends a blinker signal. Animated diagram depicts the creation of an artificial harbor. First tow arrives at Normandy on June 6, 1944. Landing crafts at the Normandy beach. Artificial harbor being constructed. A bridge being completed and pier head being attached to it. Seabees at work.

Date: 1944
Duration: 7 min 43 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A German minelayer is attacked while laying mines in the English Channel during World War 2

British aircraft attacks German Minelayer underway in the English Channel, Atlantic Ocean during World War II. Animated map of English Channel. German Minelayer underway in the English Channel. German bomber aircraft in flight offer protection for minelayer. German sailor hoists signal flags. Man looks at stop watch aboard ship. Mines are dropped into sea. German sailors run to battle stations. Sailors man guns and antiaircraft guns. They fire at British bomber aircraft. Officer looks through binoculars.

Date: 1944, October 21
Duration: 1 min 9 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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