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  • Description

    Full title reads: "NEWSBRIEFS".

    BUILDING AN AIRFIELD IN CHINA
    China. Various shots of the Chinese coolies at work constructing airfield. Primitive methods are used, breaking stones and pulling heavy roller.

    DAMAGE BY R.A.F. TO AN ITALIAN AIRFIELD
    Italy. Various shots of the wreckage of bombed airfield at Calabria. Axis aircraft litter the bombed airfield.

    BRITISH TROOPS PARADE IN NEW YORK
    New York, United States of America (USA). Various shots of the British antiaircraft gunners parading past the saluting base on Broadway, New York. Brief shots of Mayor of New York, Mr La Guardia and General Sir John Dill on saluting base. Troops marching.

    CHELSEA PENSIONERS VISIT U.S. AIR FORCE
    London. Medium shot of a group of Chelsea pensioners - old soldiers wearing uniforms and medals. Members of the U.S. 8th Army are the hosts to the pensioners. Pensioners watching the lowering of the flag in the U.S. Air base. Several close up shots of the old soldiers. Several shots of the old and 'new' soldiers march pasts.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    38041
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1087.28
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:17:00 / 01:58:40:00
    Canister:
    43/77
    Sort Number:
    43/077
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Chelsea Pensioners Chelsea Pensioners Peter Gunn
  • Stills

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

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