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  • Short Summary

    British troops at work in Ireland during 1916 - 1920.

  • Description

    British in Ireland (Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland); 1916-1921.

    Group of soldiers pose with funny-looking little shaggy donkey. Men chop wood; feed fire in steam engine. Aviation. Sacks loaded on plane; airman in plane signs paper. Plane takes off. Air drop shipments - shot of soldiers finding sack in field. Group of soldiers cut up a tree with saws and axes.

    Convoy of army trucks on rural road. Various shots troops in trucks with rifles. Horse-drawn cart; donkey cart stop on road where a big chunk is missing. Shots of soldiers repairing; shovelling dirt to fill the gap. Soldiers on trucks at Beggar's Bush Barracks in Dublin. Ruins burned house with outside stone walls standing.

    Destruction. Irish nationalism; revolution; military; aviation; sabotage.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916 - 1920
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:51:00 / 01:29:11:00
    ON 259 A

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