• Short Summary

    Good item showing women in different countries and the roles they took during World War 2.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title reads - 'Women at war'.

    Various shots Lebanese women preparing antisubmarine nets and steel helmets. Various shots of Royal Navy officer showing women how to construct and repair netting. M/S as the women work on steel hawsers. M/S as they roll huge floats used for supporting submarine nets. M/S as they paint the floats. Various shots as they roll out nets. Various shots as Russian women make bread and cakes for the army. M/S as smoke comes out of chimney. Various shots of the women making bread and cakes. They wheel the crates outside. M/S as the crates are taken off on sleighs. Various shots of women workers inside a Soviet munitions plant. Various good shots as the women make the munitions.

    M/S women herding enemy soldiers into shed with pitchforks. M/S's as a female nurse drags a soldier through the snow. C/U of the nurse getting out bandages. Various shots as guns fire and explosions go off around them. M/S as a nurse carries a wounded man to safety. Various shots of guns firing. M/S as a nurse tends to a wounded man, she drags him along the ground to a safer place, C/U of his bandaged foot. Various shots guns firing and explosions going off. Various shots as nurses tend to more of the soldiers. C/U bag of bandages and medical supplies. Various shots guns firing and nurses helping the wounded. C/U of the nurses taking off protective covers to reveal uniforms.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:18:00 / 01:23:00:00
    UN 1442 D

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