Indian Army Officers 1943

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    Subedar Lalbahdur Thapa VC of the 2nd Gurkha Rifles in London.

    Indian army and Gurkha officers are among those meeting with officials on a rooftop in central London. A Gurkha demonstrates his traditional knife. Various shots of the Commonwealth soldiers as they leave building.

    Shots of Gurkha and Indian soldiers at St. Paul's cathedral. American serviceman looks at Gurkha's knife.

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    British Pathé
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    Media URN:
    60954
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1851.07
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:24:00 / 01:22:26:00
    Canister:
    UN 718 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 0718 D
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  • I sent an email separately but the central character in this clip is Subedar Lalbahadur Thapa VC of the 2nd Gurkha Rifles. He won his VC in Tunisia and the award was announced in the London Gazette 15th June 1943

    andhoust 25th Jul 2014

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