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  • Short Summary

    Good shots of American troops in Burma.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title reads - 'New China lifeline! U.S. completes Stilwell road in Burma wilds!'

    Aerial shot of the new road showing trucks driving along. M/S as American soldiers stand to attention. M/S locals lining streets as trucks drive through. M/S big V sign made from leaves. L/S pan across mountains to trucks driving along road. M/S Burmese boy carrying stones in holders, M/S as others do the same. L/S bridge, pan to soldiers sat in foreground. M/S trucks driving along. C/U sign for Ledo Rd junction. M/S American Generals and soldiers walking along. M/S trucks driving through town. L/S of road. L/S bridge. M/S American soldiers marching. M/S pagodas, various shots wreckage from bombed buildings. M/S Burmese soldiers walking along. Various shots army truck driving by Ledo Rd junction. M/S people gathered in town. M/S trucks driving through. M/S as trucks drive over bridge. M/S small planes flying over. M/S trucks of soldiers smiling. M/S soldiers saluting. M/S trucks driving through with soldiers waving and locals watching.

    M/S man shaving. Various shots soldiers cooking over outdoor stoves. M/S slicing and cooking tinned meat. M/S Chinese girls in national dress. Pan across other people in village. M/S soldiers there as well. M/S children sat outside house. M/S girls in Chinese dresses holding fans. M/S soldiers, various shots of them in village. Various good shots of the locals. Various good shots of black soldiers loading and firing guns. Various shots trucks pulling guns and equipment. M/S trucks driving along. M/S bridge. M/S pagodas. C/U's of American General and Burmese soldier eating together. M/S trucks driving across bridge. M/S soldiers unloading ammunition. Various shots as American troops drive through town. Various shots as people wave and cheer.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:25:00 / 01:47:46:00
    UN 1042 A

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