• Short Summary

    Traversing country from north to south new highway relieves coastal-shipping, now menaced by submarines.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Brazil's New Road Offsets U-Boats

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    Riding along highway / travel shot along highway / Map scene of South Africa and Brazil - Pacific Ocean on left and Atlantic Ocean on right / road under construction / men working on road with pick axes / American tractors at work / man laying down row of buckets and men eating from pails / ox cart along road pulling load of bananas

    Civil Engineering; Transport; World War II (Second World War)
    Background: Traversing country from north to south new highway relieves coastal-shipping, now menaced by submarines.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABSJ9WZ4MOWQ0WVWRVCKFPT6N6
    Media URN:
    VLVABSJ9WZ4MOWQ0WVWRVCKFPT6N6
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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