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  • Short Summary

    Allied troops destroy Yenangyaung oil fields before retreating.

  • Description

    Burma.

    Several shots of the burning houses. Good shot of a man looking at his horse lying dead on street. More shots of burning houses. Various shots of the Burmese troops retreating from what looks like burning town.

    Long shot of large stores of oil at the Yenangyaung oil fields which have been set alight to stop the enemy getting it after the retreat. Burning stores, black columns of smoke go into air. Various shots of the troops smashing up equipment with heavy hammers and destroying stores before leaving. Oil field with wrecked burning oil derricks - black smoke rising in the air.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1695.01
    Media URN:
    60516
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:03:00 / 01:05:14:00
    Canister:
    UN 310 C

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