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  • Short Summary

    Oriental (Burmese? Chinese?) troops fighting at Lashio, Burma.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material.

    Invasion scenes in Far East - fighting scenes at Lashio, Burma (Myanmar).

    Various shots allied soldiers firing Howitzers. The soldiers are Oriental - Burmese or Chinese? C/U American officer on field telephone. More shots soldiers firing guns. Various shots abandoned railway station and burnt out train carriages. Various shots wreckage of Japanese fighter planes (Mitsubishi Zero?) Various shots abandoned buildings and oil drums - enemy fuel depot. Various shots Burmese / Chinese infantry with mules walking down road, a chicken sits on back of one mule. The soldiers lead the mules and horses to pond to drink. One soldiers fills his helmet with water for horse to drink. Various shots soldiers resting at edge of road, one man sleeps - the others laugh at him. Various shots army bulldozer shifting earth.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1978.08
    Media URN:
    61957
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:25:00 / 01:39:22:00
    Canister:
    UN 1095 B

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