• Short Summary

    Newsreel item showing British troops advancing towards Imphal, India.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Title reads: "The Japanese retreat from Imphal and Kohima".

    Far East invasion scenes - India.

    Various L/Ss fighter plane flying over mountains, smoke rises in distance. Various shots British soldiers firing field guns into mountains. Various shots British soldiers talking into field telephones. Various shots soldiers advancing down mountainside. Various shots captured Japanese armaments. M/S two British soldiers sitting on tank. M/S dishevelled looking bunch of British soldiers holding a Japanese flag. Various shots General Sir William Slim, Commander of the 14th Army (Bill Slim of Burma) and another senior officer inspecting captured territory. M/S Burmese soldiers with pack horses loaded with equipment. Various shots tanks and infantry on Kohima road in heavy monsoon rain.

    End title: "Indian News Parade".

    Newsreel item with English commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1980.11
    Media URN:
    61986
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:28:00 / 01:44:43:00
    Canister:
    UN 1103 A

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