• Short Summary

    Last shots of General Wingate + British troops fighting in Burmese jungle.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Battle in Burma".

    Burma (aka Myanmar).

    Various shots of Admiral Mountbatten (aka Lord Louis Mountbatten) with the late General Wingate inspecting members of Wingate's Raiders at Burma base. Narrator explains Wingate recently died.

    Various shots of British troops and tanks the monsoon rain. Chinese troops move through mud in a jeep. M/S of allied officers looking at maps in front of tank. Various shots of Dakota aeroplanes dropping supplies in parachutes to troops.

    Various shots of Allied troops engaged on jungle warfare. The troops are under General Stilwell and are fighting in the Monguang Valley. Light artillery and small tanks aid the infantry. They advance through the jungle passing dead Japanese soldiers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1358.11
    Media URN:
    44685
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:38:00 / 01:22:36:00
    Canister:
    44/40

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