• Short Summary

    Carrier pigeons relay important messages from remote villages in Bengal.

  • Description

    On patrol in Bengal.

    India.

    Various shots of soldiers in Bengal looking at a map after news comes through that medical help is needed in remote village. The patrol sets out with supplies and carrier pigeons. They disembark from their boat near the village and run up to the sick man's hut, villagers gather around. The N.C.O. (non-commissioned officer) lists the medicines needed and the note is attached to the carrier pigeon. It flies back to base and the supplies are packed and loaded onto a boat ready for delivery.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1580.13
    Media URN:
    50648
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/08/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:28:00 / 01:27:57:00
    Canister:
    NSP 439

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