• Short Summary

    Good footage of Army Medical Corps making raft to cross river.

  • Description

    Note: Location of events unknown.

    Army River Crossing.

    L/Ss of numerous members of the Army Medical Corps jumping out of the back of army transport vehicle. They carry equipment towards river. L/S of soldiers taking the canopy off vehicle. M/Ss of men assembling pilot boat. Canopy frame is taken off vehicle to be used as a base for the raft. Several more shot of raft being assembled. The soldier carry the completed raft down to the waters edge. Two soldiers row across river in pilot boat using shovels. A jeep is driven onto the raft. Soldiers on the other side pull on ropes to get the raft across. M/S of the jeep being driven off the other side.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1263.03
    Media URN:
    34187
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/12/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:44:00 / 01:04:59:00
    Canister:
    NP 224

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