• Short Summary

    The great armies of China meet up for the first time in Myanmar (Burma), Chinese General Liu Kwan Loong leads his local troops on horseback, natives bargain at the marketplace for supplies, British Commander General Hutton meets with General Kwan Loong, troops move into the jungle, where snipers and natural dangers await

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    SLATE INFORMATION: The Far East Front

    SOUTHEAST ASIA: Myanmar (Burma):
    EXT

    BURMA. Br: & Indian troops move up w.Burmese & Indians..artillery opens up..link w.Chinese troops.in Salween River area..GenLiu Kwan-Loong leads troops thro villiage..Gen Hutton w.Gen.Kwang-Loong..digging machine gun nests in jungle - WAR OFFICE


    CHINA Troops in Burma link up w.British..Gen Liu Kwan-Loong.


    GUNS. Artillery opens up in Burma..camouflaged machine-gun nests..in jungle.


    INDIA. Indian troops w.British move up in Burma.


    JUNGLE Chinese troops dig machine-gun nests in Burma..


    LOONG, General Liu Kwan. Commanding Chinese forces in Burma..leads troops through village..w. Gen. Hutton


    LORRIES Take Indians to Burmese front line


    MILITARY BRITISH. British troops w. Chinese & Indians move up in Burma..Gen. Hutton w. Gen. Liu Kwan Loong,


    Military - Active; China

    World War Two, World War II, WWII, Second World War, war, Axis, Allies, Southeast Asian Theatre, Burma Campaign, Japanese invasion, Lieutenant General Sir Thomas Jacomb Hutton, jungle warfare
    Background: The great armies of China meet up for the first time in Myanmar (Burma), Chinese General Liu Kwan Loong leads his local troops on horseback, natives bargain at the marketplace for supplies, British Commander General Hutton meets with General Kwan Loong, troops move into the jungle, where snipers and natural dangers await

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    Film ID:
    VLVAACU8Q472N0P25QDFD4NODD88S
    Media URN:
    VLVAACU8Q472N0P25QDFD4NODD88S
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/03/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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