• Short Summary

    Indian and Pakistani troops are fighting in region of Kashmir.

  • Description

    Kashmir, India / Pakistan.

    Title reads 'The Kashmir Front - Capture of Haji Pir Pass' - it is written in English and another regional language.

    Various shots of Indian forces in the mountainous area towards Haji Pir Pass. Field guns are used in this advance and foot soldiers follow through. Various shots showing the small land mines that Indian troops have harvested en route. GV. Mountainous area in Uri sector. Various shots of Indian troops claiming the Haji Pir Pass and follow up with supplies and then they guard the Pass. Various shots in the newly liberated villages of Kashmir. The villagers are given food and supplies by Jammu and Kashmir authorities. Various shots of Mr Ghulam Rasool Kar, Kashmir Minister for Works and Power, being welcomed by villagers and he distributes supplies by hand to them. Various shots of Pakistani currency being handed in to be returned for the new legal tender is Indian. Intertitle reads 'The Jaurian Episode'. Various shots in the small village of Jaurian in Kashmir which was bombed by Pakistanis. Various shots of Indian soldiers showing case of rockets from American Sabre jet which Pakistan air Force used in attack. Various shots of more ruins. Various shots of hundreds of Moslems kneeling and bowing down to Mecca in front of a large temple in India. Intertitle reads 'The Threat and the Answer'. Various shots of Indian Security Forces advancing and searching around for Pakistani infiltrators. MS. Indian troops going up to building and two Pakistani soldiers run out with hands high. CU. Some of the captured weapons, etc. Various shots of the Indian troops advancing through cloud shrouded mountains. They fire rifles and mortars. MS. Dead Pakistanis being turned over and the captured led in. Various shots in the villages where Citizens Councils are being formed. People are called out to meet the Pakistani challenge. Various shots of Indians in the mountains being issued with food and making camp.

    (Comb. B/W.)

    Date found in the old record - 07/09/1965.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:33:00 / 01:58:43:00
    UN 4065 B

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