• Short Summary

    Graphic pictures show thorough earth-scorching policy of retreating British. Destruction of storage tanks and machinery?

  • Description

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    Various shots of smoke and flames pouring from oil wells (set alight by retreating British troops)
    British troops smashing up oil well machinery
    Burning oil field - sign, 'Oil field Entrance'
    Smoking remains of oil field - smoke rising into the sky

    Military - Active, scorched earth policy; Industries, Trades and Crafts; British Empire; World War II in the Far East
    Background: Graphic pictures show thorough earth-scorching policy of retreating British. Destruction of storage tanks and machinery leaves oilfields useless for long time.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7MLS5NDTON695ETC2XQDGFH3M
    Media URN:
    VLVA7MLS5NDTON695ETC2XQDGFH3M
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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