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  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    Japanese titles. Japanese voiceover.

    Sacks are off loaded from a ship in dock (presumably in China). The sacks are loaded onto a lorry. The lorries drive through the streets of Shanghai. The mail sacks are off loaded.

    Mail / post sorting room - Japanese soldiers work sorting mail for men serving in occupied areas. The sorted mail is sacked up and loaded onto lorries and bicycles.

    A lorry arrives in a town where it is unloaded by Japanese troops. Troops carry mail sacks along road. Letters and parcels are handed out to soldiers who seem happy to receive them. Various shots of cheerful soldiers reading their mail. Shots of soldiers writing letters to send back home. The letters are handed in to an army post office.

    N.B. Presumably from Sino-Japanese (Sino Japanese) war.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:13:00 / 01:23:20:00
    UN 113 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 0113 B
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution
    Sino-Japanese war Sino-Japanese War Post Office Mail Being Sorted
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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