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  • Short Summary

    Refugees onboard transport ship.

  • Description

    Location Unknown / Unclear - Middle East?

    Large transport ship in harbour. Several shots of ship loaded with refugees. More shots, some close up shots, of the people on the ship. Several people give the clenched fist sign and have red stars on their caps - Yugoslav partisans supporters? Various shots of the people in a refugee camp, eating, walking, getting into tents. Several people wear traditional Yugoslavian lather shoes.

    Note in file reads: Yugoslav refugees arrive in Middle East.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2064.14
    Media URN:
    74139
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:59:00 / 01:49:02:00
    Canister:
    UN 1296 D

Comments (2)

  1. Biokovo says

    This is filmed in first months of 1944. People in movie are yugoslav refugees (Croatians from Dalmatia) evacuated from Yugoslavia during german invasion of Adriatic coast after capitulation od Italy. Ship traveled from Taranto in Italy to Port Said in Egypt. From there refugees traveled to El Shatt refugee camp (seen in this video), which is located near southern part of Suez canal, in Sinai. About 28 000 refugees lived there.

  2. Biokovo says

    If you know something more about this event, please contact me via e-mail: vrgorcanin@gmail.com .

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