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  • Description

    Title reads: "Defence of Damascus. French troops - barricades - and armed posts - now circle the town of view of threatened attack by Rebels".

    Unsuccessful rebellion by Druze religious sect against French rule of Syria.

    Several Syrian men stand by ruins of bombed building, piles of rubble in background. More Syrians stand behind rock walls in front of buildings. Tangled barbed wire fence on street. Wall of sandbags & stones, French soldiers behind wall. Closer shot of 2 French soldiers.

    Violence, revolt, military, Middle-East, imperialism, colonialism.

    American cataloguer's note: Syria was ceded to France in 1920 and did not actually achieve independence until 1946.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    76999
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2450.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:02:00 / 01:11:07:00
    Canister:
    ON 383 K
    Sort Number:
    ON 383 K
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    RADWAN Syria Iraq/ Syria/ Arabia/ Turkey to 1935
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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