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  • Short Summary

    Footage of destruction and debris left after a Japanese bombing raid on Canton.

  • Description

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    Titles read: "CANTON BOMBED".

    Canton, Phoenix Islands, Pacific Ocean.

    General views of the city of Canton. Several shots of the destruction left after bombing raids by the Japanese; ruined buildings; smoke rising from an area outside the town in the countryside; firemen work to put out fires using hoses that pump water from the river. Brief shot of people sorting through rubble around a bombed building.

    For search purposes: Sino-Japanese war.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    971.27
    Media URN:
    17298
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1938
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:25:00 / 01:25:20:00
    Canister:
    38/54

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