• Short Summary

    British Army regiment (The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry) fights rearguard action in the Myanmar (formerly Burma) campaign against the Imperial Japanese Army

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Far East Front, Burma, Action in Tharrawaddy

    BURMA: Myanmar: Tharrawaddy:
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    ALEXANDER, General W.Wavell at Chinese Burma frontier also Gen.Tu Lee Ming

    BURMA. Petrols in Tharrawaddy Sector..disperse Jap patrol w.light automatics & rifle fire.. camouflaged troops..passing Pagoda..murdered Indian refugees..Indian troops w.mountain battery..Gen.Wavell & Gen.Alexander G.O.C. at China front w.Gen.Tu Lee Ming..Chinese patrol..blazing petrol dumps & villages, also funeral pyre..dead cattle, dejected survivors..homeless Burmese under improvised shelters


    CHINA Gen. Tu Lee Ming met by Gens. Wavell & Alexander at Burma China frontier..Chinese patrols north of Tuongoo


    MILITARY BRITISH. K.O.Y.L.I.patrol in Burma..pass Pagoda..Indian troops..Gen.Wavell & Alexander G.O.C.Burma at China front w.Gen.Tu Lee Ming.


    MING, Gen. Tu Lee (Chinese).


    PAGODA Br patrol passes one in Burma


    SURVIVORS. Burmese villagers after Jap bombing


    WAVELL, General. W.Gen. Alexander G.O.C. Burma & Gen. Tu Lee Ming at Chinese Burma frontier


    Military - Active

    World War II, World War 2, WWII, Second World War, war, infantry, rifle, machine gun, fire, firing, assault, light arms, Empire Army, Indian Army, Empire forces, cavalry
    Background: British Army regiment (The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry) fights rearguard action in the Myanmar (formerly Burma) campaign against the Imperial Japanese Army

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA498SV13HR55P61EJQJWVXWJ9S
    Media URN:
    VLVA498SV13HR55P61EJQJWVXWJ9S
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:27:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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