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  • Short Summary

    Gurkhas build temporary wooden bridge to divert their Bren gun carriers from danger. Burma.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Burma.

    Various shots Bren gun carriers with Gurkhas moving along jungle track in Burma. C/U man looking through binoculars, Gurkhas jump out and take cover in bush then take up positions with guns. Gurkhas creeping through the jungle (good shots). They reconnoitre the obstruction in the path of the carriers.

    Various shots as they build a temporary wooden bridge across a gully with logs, good shots as they heave the logs into position. C/U Gurkha soldier lying in jungle undergrowth with Bren gun. Good shots showing method of building bridge, using shredded bark as rope to lash tree trunks together. The Bren gun carriers move across bridges.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2034.09
    Media URN:
    62515
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:49:00 / 01:31:54:00
    Canister:
    UN 1249 A

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