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Le Havre France 1939 stock footage and images

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Annual rites for the sailors who perished in the undersea craft 'Phenix' in Le Havre, France.

Scenes of warship and people on it in Le Havre, France. Submarine disappears in sea. Navy cadets offers garland and officers keeping their caps low and heads down. Parade with rifles on the shoulders of cadets. Large mob gathered to see parade.

Date: 1939, June
Duration: 44 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Former prisoners (French prison) disembark from the ocean liner Bretagne and board a train, in Le Havre, France.

Ships, steamers, submarines and other vessels underway at harbor, Le Havre in France. Ocean liner 'Bretagne' approaches the docking area. Towing boats move beside the steamer. Former prisoners of the French prison, disembark from the ocean liner. Workers inside a control room at a railway station. Former prisoners arrive at the station carrying their belongings. They board the train. People bid farewell as the train leaves the station.

Date: 1939
Duration: 3 min 10 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
German Luftwaffe bombers drop bombs over Le Havre at night during the Battle of France, World War II.

German invasion of France during the Battle of France in World War II. A fleet of German Luftwaffe aircraft in flight over Le Havre. German bombers drop bombs over the city at night. Nazi pilots in the aircraft. The aircraft drop bombs. Explosions on the ground. Burning targets. German aircraft bomb English transport ships in the English Channel off the coast of Le Havre. Explosions in the water. he German fleet in flight. Explosions due to the bombardment.

Date: 1940
Duration: 2 min 22 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: German
 
 
Controversy idles Merchant marine crews and ships in Port of Le Havre, France

Aerial view shows the port of Le Havre in France, with no visible activity. The SS Liberte, SS Ile de France, and SS Antilles are docked but the port is idle. Several uniformed guards patrol the docks. In the town of Le Havre, merchant marine officers and crewmen emerge from building in town square displaying the French tricolor above its roof. Posters on either side of the building entrance read to the effect that the maritime Officers and men are right, about an issue in controversy. Many bicycles in evidence and several cars parked along street.

Date: 1954
Duration: 1 min 10 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
The casket containing the first American Unknown Soldier is viewed in France and carried through Paris and LeHavre.

Ceremonies attending the burial of the unknown and unidentified American soldier after World War I in France. France honors the Unknown U.S. Hero before the body is transported to America for burial at the Tomb of the Unknown soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. The ceremony marks the selection of the Unknown Soldier to be taken to the Untied States for burial. French citizens in Chalons France pay final homage to the body of the American lying in state at the City Hall in Paris, France. French men, women, and children wait in line and then file through to pay last respects. A banner on the road honors the American Hero. French soldiers stand by the large crowd of mourners outside the City Hall. People emerge from the Hall and more inside the Hall. View of the coffin with the simple offering of white roses to indicate that this would be the body sent back to the U.S. to represent all of his Unknown Soldier brothers. United States and French soldiers around the coffin. Close-up view of U.S. Army Sergeant Edward F Younger, who fought in all the American offensives and who had the honor of selecting the body from among four identical coffins on October 24, 1921, at the City Hall in Chalons-en-Champagne, France. A car arrives. French and American Generals emerge and greet the waiting officials. General Allen with a French General near the coffin. Allen pays tribute to the Unknown Soldier. The Generals and officers salute as the coffin is taken out of the City Hall and laid in a caisson. Marching troops lead the procession. The casket is brought to Le Havre where French citizens turn out in respectful tribute. Soldiers carry the casket past railway carriages followed by military officers and government officials. A large crowd on the streets watches the procession. The horse drawn caisson moves through people gathered on either side.

Date: 1921
Duration: 6 min 2 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
SS Normandie gets a grand welcome in New York as it sets a speed mark.

SS Normandie sets a speed mark. Aerial view of SS Normandie as it gets underway leaving from port of Le Havre, France on May 29, 1935. Passenger ship SS Normandie en route on her first record breaking Atlantic crossing. A huge crowd gathered to see the ship off in Le Havre. Smoke coming out of large stacks on ship. Close-up view of rudder on ship slicing through water at high speed. Civilians standing on ship deck. Captain looks through binoculars. Passengers play badminton and table tennis on ship deck. Fleet of small boats escort the SS Normandie into New York harbor. Statue of Liberty in foreground. Passengers waving on arrival. Aerial view of New York City skyline and skyscrapers with SS Normandie ocean liner in harbor.

Date: 1935, June 3
Duration: 2 min 56 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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