• Short Summary

    British Forces land and capture Majurga in Madagascar.

  • Description

    Titles read: "BRITISH IN MADAGASCAR".

    Madagascar, Africa.

    C/U of a map of Madagascar. Various shots of landing craft nearing the beaches at Majunga. Troops come ashore. No resistance was met and the troops march along, followed by light tanks. Troops are given drinks by the locals.

    Several shots show the meeting of the Madagascar Garrison Officers and Major General Sir William Platt. People outside the Commandant's Headquarters. L/S of the British flag (Union Jack) being raised over the HQ. M/S of a car moving through street with white flag flying.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1344.06
    Media URN:
    44336
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/09/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:13:00 / 01:07:32:00
    Canister:
    42/78

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