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Exhibition of the designs for a national merchant navy monument

Week number 52-33

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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The designs for a national merchant navy monument to commemorate the ones that died in the merchant navy during the Second World War are exhibited in Rotterdam. Contains historical archive material. SHOTS: - the designs are exhibited in a room; close ups of the three designs that have been chosen by a jury: "Doorvaren" (Sail on) bij W. Couzijn, "Boeg" (Bow) by Carasso(?) and "Ruggegraat" (Backbone) by W.L. Reyers; ARCHIVE MATERIAL: - Merchant navy ships sail in convoy at sea, escorted by the navy; crew members are on guard; the ships are under fire; on fire; torpedoed or sinking.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 August 1952
Length:
01:15

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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