Operations of United States Coast Guard at Shannon Islands in Greenland during World War II
Greenland Date:1944 Duration:1 min 50 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. Coast Guard Cutters on patrol in waters off Greenland in World War 2. Views of icebergs. The cutter 'Northland' trapped in pack ice. A party of crew members drag a depth bomb across the ice to explode and clear the way ahead. Off the coast of Shannon Island, American guns fire at a German trawler. Coast Guardsmen launch an amphibious assault against Shannon Island, and capture Germans at an outpost on the Greenland site. High powered radio equipment and weather instruments captured from weather stations. Small boats carry German prisoners -- the crew of German trawler captured by the U.S. Coast Guard.
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