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    British Army units in Malayan jungle warfare, life on front lines

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Thirty-Two Days in the Jungle of Malaya

    PENINSULAR MALAYSIA: Unknown:
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    CAMERONIANS 32 days patrol of the Malayan jungle looking out for bandi hide-outs..wade thro' swamps and undergrowth..destroy camp of reds..air drop of supplie. clear area of jungle to enable relief helicopter to take them all back to base. Give each other hair cuts

    HAIRDRESSING. Men of the 1st Battalion Fameronians give each other haircuts in dense Malayan jungle to rid off pests

    HELICOPTER Relief of men of the Cameronians in Malayan jungle carried out by helicopter.. hovering above ground by few feet. men loaded onto plane and returned to base from depths of jungle

    MALAYA. Patrol of Cameronians set out on jungle patrol lasting 32 days. wade through swamps etc etc through dense undergrowth Destroy bandit camp..air supplies dropped from Dakotas. Haircuts given in spare time to rid pests..radio call for airlift base to base of those sick. clear are of trees to permit helicopter to hover few feet from ground to enable loading up operations..men all transferred back to base

    MILITARY BRITISH. Patrol in Malayan jungle manned by Camerinians for 32. days Men wade thro' water in swamps through dense jungle, blow up bandit hide-out, air supply drop..radio to base for sick releif.. hack down area of jungle to permit helicopter to hover few feet above ground to load up.. all men get taken back to base stage by stage.

    Malaya, Federation of Malaya, Malay, air drop, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), infantry,
    Background: British Army units in Malayan jungle warfare, life on front lines

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    Film ID:
    VLVAQGIU3AUJSGHOVGCYL3VNRC0L
    Media URN:
    VLVAQGIU3AUJSGHOVGCYL3VNRC0L
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/03/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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