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    Short news from around the world.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "NEWSBRIEFS".

    FRENCH REHABILITATION
    North Africa. Various shots of the members of the American Office of Foreign Relief and Rehabilitation, at now vacant concentration camp in North Africa, distributing food and clothing to men who have been imprisoned by the Axis for the past two years. They are mainly French political prisoners.

    WAVES LEARN JU JITSU
    Washington, United States of America (USA). Various shots of the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) receiving instruction in the art of Judo in Washington. They throw each other around as part of the training.

    U.S. POCKET MACHINE GUN
    United States of America (USA). Various shots of the new American 45 calibre sub machine gun being assembled - very small weapon. It can be carried in a small briefcase and is demonstrated on the shooting range.

    AUSTRALIA'S NEW GUN AUS-STEN
    Australia. Various shots showing the Australian version of the British Sten gun with adaptations - the Aus-sten. Demonstration of how it works and how it can be dismantled in seconds. A patrol demonstrates the use of weapon on the shooting range.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1085.25
    Media URN:
    38095
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:38:00 / 01:48:30:00
    Canister:
    43/49

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