• Short Summary

    A look at the work of the Chindits and Chinese army in Burma.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The forgotten army.

    Burma.

    Various shots of the Chindits trekking through woodland with mules. They set up their guns and fire. Various shots of dead Japanese soldiers. Various shots of Chinese units leading their equipment on mules, they join the Chindits. Various shots as Dakotas drop supplies for them, the camera pans across parachutes and supplies. They use machetes to cut bamboo canes and ford a swollen stream. Various shots as they walk through a ruined town, various shots of dead Japanese soldiers. M/S as Chindits present arms and stand guard outside pagoda.

    End Titles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1366.14
    Media URN:
    44778
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:05:00 / 01:22:50:00
    Canister:
    44/82

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