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  • Short Summary

    British troops landing at Akyab, Burma.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material.

    Far East - invasion of Akyab, Burma (now Sittwe, Myanmar).

    Various shots military vehicles and troops boarding landing craft, guns are loaded aboard. The men are from the 14th British Army, some Australian soldiers and Indian sailors are also present. Various shots British soldiers in berets marching along road. Various shots landing craft taking troops out to destroyer. Various shots ship are sea. Various shots ships approaching islands. Various shots landing craft approaching shore. The soldiers leave the landing craft and wade ashore, appears to be little enemy resistance. Some soldiers put a white ensign flag up on the beach. Various shots men unloading landing craft and taking equipment ashore.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1978.07
    Media URN:
    61956
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:29:00 / 01:33:22:00
    Canister:
    UN 1095 A

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