• Short Summary

    Field Marshall Slim inspects troops - Manoeuvres in America.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "'Burma Bill' Checks Up In Malaya".

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaya.

    SV Field Marshall Sir William Slim alighting from aircraft and being greeted by RAF (Royal Air Force) officer. SV Slim being greeted by Major General Boucher, GOC Malaya. MV Towards and pan Slim walking up steps.

    CU Slim looking at map. SV Slim and Boucher with General Sir John Harding looking at map, Pan to map.

    MV Gurkhas lined up.

    MV Slim meeting native women and speaking. VS Slim talking to Gurkha officer.

    Fort Benning, Georgia, United States of America (USA).

    CU Admiral Sherman, General Vandenburg pan to American Secretary of Defence Louis A Johnson and General Omar Bradley. GV Officers watching manoeuvres, pan to manoeuvres.

    MV Men using Infantry tank artillery. GV Infantry tank artillery on jeep being fired. GV Manoeuvres. LV Line of tanks firing. SV Tank firing. LV Line of tanks firing. GV Manoeuvres LV Jet aircraft strafing up targets. LV Rocket firing jets plane strafing target. GV Rockets bursting on ground. GV Manoeuvres. LV Tank attacking. Shell burst in front LV Target tank hit. LV Target tank burning. Shells bursting on ground. GV Shells bursting on ground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1411.30
    Media URN:
    45955
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:51:00 / 01:43:19:00
    Canister:
    49/91

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