• Short Summary

    Far Eastern Allies capturing strategic city and 'rice bowl capital' of Chengde in Hunan province from Japanese forces.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: CHINESE RECAPTURE RICE BOWL CAPITAL

    CHINA: Changde:
    EXT
    GV Chinese troops attacking town - explosion in background. LV troops moving forward in street. SV three Chinese troops in trench firing rifles. CU Chinese soldier in trench firing rifle. SV Chinese troops firing machine guns PAN to explosion. CU Chinese firing machine gun. BV two Chinese troops firing machine gun at archway in street. LV Chinese troops running toward past huts and buildings. SV pan Chinese troops moving forward through wreckage. Angle shot to Japanese flags flying on wrecked building. LV captured Japanese equipment. SV Chinese looking at captured equipment also two Americans. LV natives returning to village. CU ditto. LV ditto. SV Jap prisoners being brought in. SV pan Japanese prisoners lined up. SV Japanese prisoners lined up four squatting on ground. CU Japanese prisoner. GV Chinese troops marching through city. LV ditto.

    Military - Active; China; World War II in the Far East
    Background: Far Eastern Allies capturing strategic city and 'rice bowl capital' of Chengde in Hunan province from Japanese forces.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6XEAXRDY66POJLPW4ISNTJO6V
    Media URN:
    VLVA6XEAXRDY66POJLPW4ISNTJO6V
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/02/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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