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Our naval coast guard

Week number 40-06

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

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The activitities of the Naval Coast Guard. SHOTS: - soldiers stand guard at observation posts in the dunes; - soldier near signal lamp; - signal flag is being hoisted ("MKW": Marine Kust Wacht (Naval Coast Guard)); - wooden barrack in the dunes, residence of the Naval Coast Guard troops; - soldier puts on protective clothing against the cold; - ships sail along the coast and are observed by the coast guard; - cooking chef in the galley; - soldier eating at table; - soldier with cat and marines sleeping in hammocks and playing soccer on the beach; - lighthouse; - coast guard signals with signal lamp to passing ship; - telephonists working at the telephone station, where messages of the incoming and outgoing shipping traffic come in and are passed along to the Dutch authorities.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
4 February 1940
Length:
01:43

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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