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  • Short Summary

    Fresh fruit and vegetables and cigarettes are made available to soldiers serving in Jordan.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Jordan. Fresh fruit and vegetables and cigarettes are made available to soldiers.

    Various shots of cigarettes being collected at RASC (Royal Army Supply Corps) supply point under supervision of Captain. VS of men of the Parachute regiment and others checking out the cigarettes. Fruit and vegetables being examined by officer. VS of soldiers moving ammunition. CU of Afro-Caribbean soldier serving with colleagues (unusual even in the 1950s). GV Unit collecting rations.

    (Lav.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 28/07/1958.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2900.09
    Media URN:
    83797
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:36:00 / 01:14:45:00
    Canister:
    UN 3117 I

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