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  • Short Summary

    Clearing jungle for helicopter in Burma.

  • Description

    Burma.

    Close up shot of a map with Shingbwiyang encircled.

    Asian troops moving through jungle. Several men looking at wrecked fighter plane in jungle. Various shots of the men clearing jungle. Plane flying overhead, dropping supplies. Soldier tying up medical drip inside tent. More shots of the men clearing jungle, flattening terrain making landing pad for helicopter. Disturbing shot of black men flattening land with a white man flicking whip speeding them up. Air shots of the clear patch in jungle, helicopter landing. Men carrying wounded in helicopter and it takes off.

    Possibly in 1945?

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2167.12
    Media URN:
    64124
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:53:00 / 01:53:24:00
    Canister:
    UN 1317 B

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