• Short Summary

    Former Vichy prisoners joining British Pioneer Corps.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "'FOREIGN LEGION' OF THE PIONEER CORPS".

    North Africa.

    Various shots of a train loaded with former political prisoners of Vichy government in Algeria arriving at depot in North Africa. They are French, Belgian, Germans etc. They are greeted by British officer. They will join the Pioneer Corps. Various shots of the men being issued with British uniforms. Several shots of the men being put through some of squad drill.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1081.19
    Media URN:
    38143
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:32:00 / 01:35:44:00
    Canister:
    43/32

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