• Short Summary

    Sea-borne British Forces capture port and march inland to take capital.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Madagascar

    MADAGASCAR: Majunga:
    EXT
    GV Ships at sea / Battleship nearing coast / Invasion barge approaching shore / British troops landing / French staff officer and British officers looking at map / Bren gun carriers through street / Troops into lorry (with name Ville de Manunga) on back / General Platt in street troops passing in background / General Platt left, talking to Brigade Commander on right

    Royal Welsh Fusiliers marching through street / First prisoners being rounded up / French officer on car with white flag / Native troops / Native woman pouring out drinks / British soldier drinking / Union Jack being hoisted / Native troops marching towards camera.

    Military - Active; Colonialism; France; World War II (Second World War)
    Background: Sea-borne British Forces capture port and march inland to take capital.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACEOHOFECI1FWC0120GL7P1GLO
    Media URN:
    VLVACEOHOFECI1FWC0120GL7P1GLO
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/09/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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