Star Item
  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - exact dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Australian newsreel item.

    Title reads: "Dutch West Indians to Fight Japs".

    Various shots crowd cheering soldiers on deck of troop ship - they are from the Dutch West Indies (Dutch Guiana?) and will join the Allied Forces fight. We see them playing guitars and waving traditional sabres. Amongst the soldiers are three from Holland - they escaped after the Germans invaded their country and fled to the West Indies.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    63690
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2145.31
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:06:00 / 01:56:04:00
    Canister:
    UN 1212 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 1212 E
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Black Soldiers
  • Stills

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

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment