• Short Summary

    Invasion scenes in Burma.

  • Description

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

    Invasion: Burma landings.

    L/Ss of American fighter planes (possibly Thunderbolts) taxiing on airfield. Various shots of the planes in flight. Air to ground shots of explosions in the jungle. M/S of Burma ensign being raised. Good L/Ss of landing craft heading towards Burma coast. Shots of British soldiers in boats. L/Ss of the soldier coming ashore. L/S of the troops moving through interior. M/S of soldiers entering village. M/S and C/U of soldiers examining wounds on natives inflicted by the Japanese. M/S of Allied representative talking to locals. Shots of natives listening.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2036.19
    Media URN:
    62538
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:54:00 / 01:53:31:00
    Canister:
    UN 1235 A

Comments (1)

  1. CHARPOY CHINDIT says

    They are RAF Thunderbolts of 261 Sqn RAF.

    Cheduba Island was re-occupied 26/01/1945.

    The 'soldiers' are Royal Marines.

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