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  • Short Summary

    Burmese soldiers firing field gun and advancing along dusty track in Burma.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Invasion scenes in Far East.

    Lashio, Burma (Myanmar).

    Various shots field gun being fired by troops of Oriental origin - Chinese or Burmese? L/S troops at abandoned railway station - American? Various shots burnt out enemy fighter planes. Various shots Burmese soldiers and packhorses advancing along dusty track. L/S town at base of hills - most buildings have been burnt or bombed. Building reduced to pile of rubble. C/U inscription on bombed building which says "Lashio 1941".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2131.01
    Media URN:
    63459
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:02:28:00
    Canister:
    UN 1094 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    A partially obscured, makeshift slate at the outset of the clip reveals that the footage was shot by Pathe cameraman Oscar Bovill.

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