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  • Short Summary

    Material showing injured people on ship 'Karapara', and being lifted into ambulances on quay.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Location of events unclear, possibly Calcutta, India.

    Various shots as wounded people are swung across to ship 'Karapara' in large crates. Shots of them on ship waiting. Various shots as they are examined. M/S operating theatre. Various shots of the patients. Various shots as they are handed blankets and clothes. M/S and L/S Anthony Eden boarding ship. Various shots of people chatting. Various shots of nurses chatting to soldiers. Various shots as injured are carried off ship on stretchers. Various shots as they are put in ambulances on quay. Various shots of people on stretchers. Various shots of patients and nurses. M/S Red Cross ambulance and people drinking tea.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:27:00 / 01:09:36:00
    UN 1167 C

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  1. Unknown user says

    This is indeed the Port of Calcutta. The location is the historic Man O' War Jetty belonging to the Kolkata Port Trust ( erstwhile Kolkata Port Commissioners) . The jetty was built during the 2nd World War to aid and assist allied naval transport to and from operations in the China-Burma-India theater.

    Gautam Chakraborti
    Calcutta ( Kolkata)

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