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  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Mandalay, Burma.

    M/S as three locals ride by on bicycles towards army camp. M/S Union Jack and Red Cross flag flying together. M/S officer giving instructions to new recruits, M/S one man typing it out. Various shots as rifles are handed to recruits. M/S as one man hands over a scroll. Various shots as men are asked questions, pan across them. L/S smoke rising from bombing. Various shots of heavy bombardment, explosions and fires. Two dive bombers swoop over and drop bombs.

    M/S as a child talks to a soldier and hands over her sandals. M/S soldier speaking to sick man on stretcher, C/U of him. M/S family walking along. M/S as soldier with arm in sling walks along with another man. They are handed cups of tea by local man and drink them. M/S Australian soldiers running and crouching by pagoda before advancing through streets. M/S ornamental dragon, pan down to soldiers crouched by it with guns. M/S locals looking at photographs on board with Australian soldiers. L/S soldiers relaxing writing letters etc. outside. C/U as man cooks over open fire.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    62511
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2034.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:00:00 / 01:17:57:00
    Canister:
    UN 1248 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 1248 B
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    SINO JAPANESE WAR
  • Stills

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

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