• Short Summary

    Interesting item shows a day in the life of a soldier of the Indian Army.

  • Description

    Titles read: "MEN OF INDIA!"

    India.

    Indian bugler sounds the call to wake up soldiers of the Indian Army at a barracks. The men get out of bed (one is shaken awake) and do exercises on the parade ground, then have breakfast. Soldiers on rifle drill. Gun crews practice with a machine gun. Bayonet practice. Signallers with flags, heliograph and shutter contraption. Several shots of men doing traditional dance (war dance?). Guard presents arms on parade; soldiers march along, some play the bagpipes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1214.02
    Media URN:
    41558
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:00:00 / 01:04:20:00
    Canister:
    PT 569

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