Pinpointing The News 1945

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    Full title reads: "PIN-POINTING THE NEWS".

    CZECHS COMMEMORATE RAZING OF LIDICE
    Lidice, Czechoslovakia. Czechs walking along a country road to Lidice. President Edouard Benes (aka Eduard Benes). Women of Lidice seated together, crying bitterly. Various shots of the ceremony of mourning for the victims of the purge of Lidice.

    NAZIS MARCH OUT OF HOLLAND
    Holland. German army horse carts driving along road. Various shots of German soldiers walking back to Germany, Dutch people looking on.

    FIRST LANDING ON BORNEO
    Borneo, Indonesia. Various shots of Australian troops and tanks preparing to embark on LCT's for the invasion of Tarakan Island. Close up shot of General Blaney. Aerial shots of bombs bursting on targets. Several shots of the Australian fleet at sea. Australians landing on Tarakan Island.

    BRIDGE CARRYING TANKS
    Unknown, Britain? Various shots of demonstrations of bridge carrying tanks, including the Scissors and Churchill type bridge.

    HELICOPTER DEMONSTRATION
    United States of America (USA). The new American Kellett helicopter on ground. Close up shot of pilot in cockpit. Several shots of helicopter in flight, landing on flat roof and flying in all directions.

    AMERICAN FILM CHIEFS ARRIVE IN BRITAIN
    Britain. Skymaster plane taxiing to halt. American film chiefs including Jack Warner and Daryll Zanuck leave the plane and pose for the camera - all in military uniforms.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    40056
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1157.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:06:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:01:00 / 01:30:00:00
    Canister:
    45/51
    Sort Number:
    45/051
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    Historical Figures & Celebrities War & Revolution Religion & Politics
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    Intimate Occupation 1 Borneo - Post-War Czechoslovakia
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