• Short Summary

    Indian troops landing and making camp in France in World War Two.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Indian Troops In France."

    France.

    Various Shots - The first contingent of the Royal Indian Army Service Corps landing in France from troopship and bringing their mules ashore from the ships. They bring their own priests and doctors, vets for the Mules, water carriers and their own cooks.

    VS of the contingent of Indians moving through French lane with their mules and setting up camp in grounds of large house. Group of soldiers trying to keep their hands warm over a fire. MS Indian making chapati bread. CU Indian eating chapati. CU of Indian soldier drinking tea. Many of the Indian soldiers are wearing balaclavas to keep warm.

    VS of the troops breaking camp, harnessing their mules to carts and then moving off along roads towards the front, several good C/Us of Indian troops and several C/Us of mules.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1033.18
    Media URN:
    20220
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:17:00 / 01:19:54:00
    Canister:
    40/6

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