End Of The Scharnhorst (1943)



Captured German newsreel showing the sinking of Scharnhorst after dramatic sea battle.

Atlantic Ocean.

Various shots of the naval battle in Atlantic. Ships’ guns firing, battleships sailing, submarines, torpedoes, fighter planes etc. Some very good footage of the battleships at sea during sea battle. Torpedoes are dropped into water. Some ships are seen burning and sinking. Planes fire at the ships, etc. Swastikas shown on decks of some of the ships. It is unclear which of the ships is Scharnhorst.

Note: German battle cruiser Scharnhorst was sunk on 26th of December 1943 in the Atlantic. Five ships took part in the action: Belfast, Norfolk, Sheffield, Duke of York and Jamaica.
FILM ID:1933.04

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