• Short Summary

    Australian newsreel item showing Dutch West Indian soldiers arriving to fight Japanese.

  • Description

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

    Australian newsreel item.

    Title reads: "Dutch West Indians to Fight Japs".

    Various shots crowd cheering soldiers on deck of troop ship - they are from the Dutch West Indies (Dutch Guiana?) and will join the Allied Forces fight. We see them playing guitars and waving traditional sabres. Amongst the soldiers are three from Holland - they escaped after the Germans invaded their country and fled to the West Indies.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2145.31
    Media URN:
    63690
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:06:00 / 01:56:04:00
    Canister:
    UN 1212 E

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