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  • Short Summary

    FM William Slim inspects Indian troops in Delhi, en route to Hong Kong.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Field Marshal Sir William Slim arrives in New Delhi, India, on way to Hong Kong.

    Various shots Slim inspecting guard of honour, he pauses to speak to soldiers. MS Slim walks across airfield with another. MS Slim being introduced to Indian officers. CU Slim shaking hands with Gurkha. Slim is greeted by UK High Commissioner, Lt. General Archibald Nye. CU Slim, Nye and Indian commander-in-chief, General K. M. Cariapa. MS flying control tower of Palam airfield. MS Slim entering car. MS car driving away.

    Date on dope sheet is 27/10/1949.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2521.36
    Media URN:
    68043
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:22:00 / 01:59:22:00
    Canister:
    UN 2190 D

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