• Short Summary

    Allied Empire military campaign in the Battle of Malaya leads to a serious British defeat and the occupation of the Malay Peninsula by Imperial Japanese forces

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    SLATE INFORMATION: The Far East Front: Malaya

    MALAYA: Various:
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    AIR RAIDS AND A.R.P. Japs raid Ipoh, Malaya..plane wreckage & dead pilot


    ALOR STAR. (Malaya). Bren Carriers pass Mosque at


    BOHRA, Hari Singh Major, (Indian Army). In charge of Indian troops in Malaya


    GUNS. Artillery negotiating floods in Malaya


    INDIA. Punjabis Musselmen at Thai frontier..sappers cross rivers..Guard the Kroh frontier..Gurkhas camouflage vehicle..Sikh policeman..Major Hari Singh Bohra in charge in Malaya


    MALAYA. Near Siamese border, Br: cyclists entrain ..motor transport moves up..Bren-carriers pass Mosque at Alor Star..tommies & materials in lorries.. Punjabis Musselmen at Thai Frontier Barrier..Indian Sappers & Br: cross river in collapsible boats.. Scenes at Kroh frontier..Punjabis Guards, Sikh policeman..Ghurhas camouflage vehicle..Major Hari Sing Bohra in charge..refugees from Penang in Ipoh..artillery negotiating floods..Ipoh air raid..wrecked Japanese plane ..damaged Red X Ambul:/


    MILITARY BRITISH. In Malaya cyclists entrain..bren carriers at Alor Star..tommies in lorries..Indian & BrL sappers cross rivers..Indian troops guard frontiers


    RED CROSS. Damaged Red X ambulance in Malaya


    SUN & SUNSETS etc. sunrise over Malayan jungle


    TANKS. Bren carriers in Alor Star, Malaya


    Military - Active

    bicycle troops, soldiers, Bren Gun universal carriers, Thailand, Siam, convoy, lorry, trucks, Penang, refugees, Empire Troops, Federated Malay States, artillery, Yokosuka D4Y divebomber, anti-aircraft, ack-ack, flak, fighter plane, bomb rubble, debris, bombing raid, air raid, trench, air raid shelter, Red Cross ambulance, Indian Army, jungle, Alor Star, Masjid Zahir black-domed mosque, Punjabii units, collapsible boats, Gurkha, kukri, camouflage, State of Perak, Tommy, Tommies, bridge, sappers, destroy, destruction bridge, machine guns, Brewster Buffaloes fighter aircraft, rifles, rifle, Malaysia, Australia, Australian, Johore, Kota Bharu, casualty
    Background: Allied Empire military campaign in the Battle of Malaya leads to a serious British defeat and the occupation of the Malay Peninsula by Imperial Japanese forces

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADOM849S1YUV6AFLP9LJY2KKQ2
    Media URN:
    VLVADOM849S1YUV6AFLP9LJY2KKQ2
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:44:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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