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  • Short Summary

    American GIs and Asian servicemen service USAF planes.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    L/S soldiers marching along road and past barrier into military compound. Various shots men building / servicing United States Air Force aeroplanes (P40? Mitchells? DC3?). Various C/Us man pointing at bullet holes and scorch marks on aeroplane body. Various shots man (American GI) working on planes inside aircraft hangar, some of the workers are of South East Asian / Oriental origin (probably not Chinese). One of the planes is named "The Ripper". Various shots men leaving compound.

    Location unknown - looks like base in South Pacific? Could be Hawaii?

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1844.03
    Media URN:
    60846
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:04:00 / 01:14:14:00
    Canister:
    UN 751 B

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