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  • Short Summary

    Locals with Australian and Indian troops repair bomb damaged roads and bridges.

  • Description

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

    Invasion scenes in Far East - Manipan (Manipur?) Road, Burma (Myanmar).

    Various shots Australian troops and locals building / repairing, convoy of military vehicles pass them. The locals, all young men, wear loin clothes and beads around their neck. Look like indigenous tribesmen?

    Various shots Indian soldiers repairing bombed bridge so army vehicles can cross. Various shots Indians bathing in river below bridge, they mess about for camera.

    Various shots Asian soldiers and Australian soldiers escorting group of civilians through forest. Civilians wear ragged robes - look Oriental in appearance.

    Note: item is identical to UN 1093 B.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1978.11
    Media URN:
    61960
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:41:00 / 01:56:03:00
    Canister:
    UN 1097 C

Comments (1)

  1. CHARPOY CHINDIT says

    Manipur Road is in India, not Burma.

    There were no Australian troops in this theatre. The men in Bush Hats are British troops.

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