QUEENS OF THE SEAS OCEAN LINERS RMS QUEEN MARY & QUEEN ELIZABETH in WWII 3473

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A portrait of the United Kingdom's proud ocean liners RMS Queen Mary and RMS Queen Elizabeth, QUEENS OF THE SEAS traces the story of their construction, their vital service during WWII, and the early post-war resumption of passenger service. Majestic in their lines, enormous in size, beautifully equipped and swift, the sister ships were not only the pride of the British maritime fleet, but the envy of the world. During the war their luxury suites were converted for carrying troops, a role which they performed beautifully. As the film demonstrates, tens of thousands of servicemen were moved during the war on the decks of these hulking sister ships, and in some cases their presence proved vital to victory. How they were converted, and how they served, is part of the story of this magnificent film.

This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com