Lofoten raid

Accession Number F01340
Collection type Film
Measurement 6 min 57 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Maker Army Film and Photographic Unit
Place made Norway
Date made 26 December 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright unknown


A Ministry of Information film produced by the Army Film Unit in collaboration with the Crown Film Unit. With an eye witness account by Lieutenant Commander Anthony Kimmins. The story of the Royal Navy and British and Norwegian Army raid to destroy the cod liver oil plants at Lofoten Islands Norway. Shows the destruction of the plant, the rounding up of Germans and Quislings (i.e. collaborators), Norwegian volunteers taken aboard and captured German Army and Navy personnel.

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