• Short Summary

    Syrian recruits being enlisted in the British army to aid the fight against Nazi Germany.

  • Description

    SYRIA:
    EXT
    New recruits arriving at camp in lorry, in Arab clothing
    Close up PAN Syrian men looking very stern
    Syrians marching along to receive uniform
    Group of Syrians changing clothes
    Syrian man putting on vest
    British officer measuring boots on foot of Arab PAN up to Arab man as he walks away
    Men putting on boots
    Small Syrian man walking away quickly with big boots on
    Close up British officer fitting forage cap onto Syrian man
    Syrian man walking up to officers at table for swearing in
    Close up British officers at table PAN down to Syrian man's hand on Bible
    Syrian in military uniform putting on cap, salutes officers, turns and walks off
    Men in uniform saluting behind barbed wire

    Indigenous People; Military - Active
    Background: Syrian recruits being enlisted in the British army to aid the fight against Nazi Germany.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB6RU3PVJVSM4RP5MQNA9U8K5E
    Media URN:
    VLVAB6RU3PVJVSM4RP5MQNA9U8K5E
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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