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  • Short Summary

    Footage of Indian soldiers in Keren and Eritrea and footage of many dead troops. Ethiopia.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    On to Keren, Eritrea - April 1941. Ethiopia.

    Several shots of the surrounding landscape. M/S Pan with British and Indian troops bringing down wounded on a flat trolley on railway line through hills.

    Various shots of allied stretcher cases being put into Red Cross ambulances at the base camp, pan as ambulances drive off.

    Various good shots of allied soldiers using mules winding their way up the steep sides of the ridge. Various of unladen mules, wounded allies on stretchers and Italian prisoners making their way down hill.

    Numerous shots of Indian soldiers walking up hillside. Some carry stretchers with wounded soldiers on. Various shots of allied stretcher cases being put into Red Cross ambulances at the base camp, pan as ambulances drive off. C/Us of soldiers (possibly captured Italian). C/U of soldier having flask filled with water from pipe.

    Various shots of bodies lying smashed in the dusty trail, one has legs severed from body.

    Ground to air shots of Biplane dropping ammo to allied positions in the hills. Several shots of trenches, soldiers etc., also more shots of biplanes dropping supplies. Soldiers sleeping in trenches.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1659.01
    Media URN:
    60320
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:09:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:09:10:00
    Canister:
    UN 270 A

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