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    Da Phuc, Indo-China

    INDO-CHINA MATERIAL: THE ADVANCED POST OF DA PHUC IN THE NORTHERN DELTA

    MS. From 'plane of airstrip as 'plane takes off. LMS. Tanks moving along road to the advanced post. LMS. Armed lorries moving along road to the advanced post. MS. Towards tank along road. MS. Back view truckload of troops. SCU. French and Indochinese soldier seated in truck. LS. G.V. a resting place. MS. Back view lorry going over recently-repaired bridge. LS. A log bridge high over river. LS. Troops marching over log bridge. LS. Troops going through open country. LS. G.V. the advanced post of Da Phuc. LS. G.V. the advanced post of Da Phuc. Bodies in foreground. CU. Dead body. MS. Group of Indochinese sitting around. French wireless operator in foreground. LMS. Troops seated on wall of post. LS. Elevated shot of the advanced post, showing damage. LMS. Pan from troops inside the fort to pile of clothes from dead man. SCU. Sentry manning gun. MS. LS. Lorry carrying bodies of dead being escorted along road. (2 shots). LS. Coffin being borne to grave. LS. G.V. over countryside round fort. Soldier in foreground. MS. Bodies. LMS. MS. Native civilians. LMS. Reinforcing work in progress at the fort. MS. SCU. Soldier raking over ashes of fire with bayonet. SCU. Sentry manning gun. MS. Military cemetery. SCU. Wooden headstone of grave. SCU. Wooden cross. LS. SCU. Troops crouched down in field. CU. Bearded soldier marching along. LS. Smoke rising from hillside. LS. G.V. fort with mobile relief column arrived there. (3 shots). CU. Ambulances passing camera. (2 shots). LS. Field gun being set up on ramparts of fort. (2 shots). LS. MS. SCU. Native women kneeling by coffins mourning their dead. SCU. Wooden headstones. SCU. Women crying. MS. Coffin being carried to lorry. SCU. Group of native onlookers. MS. Lorry driving within confines of fort. MS. Lorry, with armed escort and mourning women following, going along road. MS. LS. Field gun at rampart being fired. (3 shots). LS. Flag being raised over fort again. (3 shots). LS. Flag being raised over fort again. MS. SCU. Machine gun party lying low. CU. MS. Machine gunners. LS. G.V. over river.

    (Mute. F.G.)

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1951
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    68429
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2543.29
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:28:00 / 01:56:12:00
    Canister:
    UN 2333 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 2333 A
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    War & Revolution
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    YHGFl
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