• Short Summary

    Footage of aid supplies being transported through Iran on the way to the Soviet Union during World War II.

    (Keywords: Second World War; WWII, supply route, Russia, USSR, Soviet Union, Persia, Persian Corridor, International Aid (Military))

  • Description

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    Iranian men working on railway line, clearing land with long-handled shovels
    Railway dump with lines and sleepers
    Various of engineers and sleepers piled up
    Railway lines being loaded on to truck
    Lorries crossing pontoon bridge
    PAN of train carrying supplies to Russia with words 'Up the Ruskis' and 'Hammer & Sickle 'em' chalked on side of train
    Oil barrels and bales on trucks for Russia
    Train along
    Rocky mountainous countryside
    Countryside PAN to train along
    Engine past camera
    Train away
    Background: Footage of aid supplies being transported through Iran on the way to the Soviet Union during World War II.

    (Keywords: Second World War; WWII, supply route, Russia, USSR, Soviet Union, Persia, Persian Corridor, International Aid (Military))

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3331IH4TUQJJOKPDYX0GJRON4
    Media URN:
    VLVA3331IH4TUQJJOKPDYX0GJRON4
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

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