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  • Short Summary

    US troops trudge about on snowshoes while guarding Japanese border of Hokkaido.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    American newsreel titles read: 'US GUARDS JAPAN-RUSSIA WATER BORDER'.

    Hokkaido Island, Japan.

    General view panning across the island. M/S of two US Army officers. C/U of Major- General Thomas L Harold. L/S of troops trudging past on snowshoes. C/Us of feet and snowshoes moving through the snow. L/Ss of tanks and infantry going through the snow. L/S of soldiers climbing up snow-covered hill

    Aerial view from low-flying plane of snow covered countryside. C/U back view of pilot. L/S of low flying L-19 Liaison plane. L/S of troops holding onto guide lines. L/S of troops on skis being towed by vehicles. Several shots of soldiers fooling about on their skis and falling over. M/S of small Japanese boy sitting in the snow and laughing. Soldier takes a ski jump and falls head first into the snow.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:06:00 / 01:42:04:00
    UN 2432 J

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