• 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

    IRAN (PERSIA): Bandar Shahpur:
    EXT
    PAN across narrow river port towards town, native boats moving along water and stationary at quayside
    Large ships at quayside PAN to seaplane arriving
    Seaplane landing on water with name 'CLIFTON' on side
    Indian trooops and boats-on quayside
    Troops down gangway
    Troops marching alongside
    'Chevrolet' and 'Ford' cases from USA
    Close ups of 'U.S.S.R.' on crate
    Dockside
    Supplies being lowered by crane from boat at dockside
    Iranian man putting box on back
    Iranian man carrying box on back
    Bales from Bombay being unloaded
    Bales with "Bombay" on them
    Various of workers unloading barrels of nails from U.S.A.
    Mass of crates on quayside
    Close up of case marked 'Britain Delivers the Goods' with Union Jack
    Men carrying and unloading supplies on dockside
    Gurkha soldier holding knife
    Railway truck being unloaded
    Local men (natives) looking up
    PAN of railway sleepers stacked on trucks and quayside
    Worker drops railway sleepers from his back on to truck
    Train PAN to engine being shunted
    Engine joining up with coaches
    Driver in cabin PAN to inscription in Persian on engine
    Iranian man oiling train with oil can
    Man with oil can
    Inscription on side of coach PAN to military transport engineers boarding train to make survey of line between the Gulf and the Caspian Sea
    Engineers boarding train
    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:
    VLVA4LBOR2TSWROZ7NWXUOCTF5LVJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA4LBOR2TSWROZ7NWXUOCTF5LVJ
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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