• Short Summary

    Last pictures from Rangoon before capture by Japanese forces show Burmese capital deserted and accumulation of lend-lease material on dockside.

  • Description

    Smiling A.V.G. pilots.
    Chinese troops along road led by leaders on ponies, people watching at roadside
    Various of Chinese troops marching along carrying equipment and ammunition boxes
    Machinegun on wheels PAN column marching away
    Chinese troops along carrying food containers on their shoulders
    Soldiers along carrying collapsible stretchers
    Various of Chinese troops marching thru' village, Burmese people watching
    Various of Chinese troops in village buying food.
    Chinese troops at roadside resting
    Chinese advance patrol of two soldiers (camouflaged) fix bayonets as move off PAN troops in road
    Various of Chinese patrol soldiers advancing and troops following thru jungle
    Various of Chinese troops digging shelter and bringing machine gun up into position
    Two soldiers manning machine gun
    Camouflaged Chinese soldier in position with rifle
    Two Chinese soldiers manning A.A. gun
    Troops running with machine gun along trench PAN camouflaged position, general view of countryside
    Background: Last pictures from Rangoon before capture by Japanese forces show Burmese capital deserted and accumulation of lend-lease material on dockside. Chinese battalions arrive, together with British and Indian reinforcements to defend country.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADVPMT5CT6F4PDP02HGTES16TY
    Media URN:
    VLVADVPMT5CT6F4PDP02HGTES16TY
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/03/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    BURMA (MYANMAR): Arrival of Chinese, British and Indian troops to defend country against Japanese forces BURMA (MYANMAR): Arrival of Chinese, British and Indian troops to defend country against Japanese forces

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