Film: 1790

Newsreels + Film Magazines | 1940 | Mute | B/W


London: West Indians Church Parade at St. Paul's during World war Two 1940's

West Indians in RAF uniform, both men and women. On parade, and marching. Churchmen climb steps of St. Pauls.
Burma, South East Asia: Elephants used in timber felling, hauling. Men sawing and chopping wood. Elephants in river shift wood in pairs. Truck crosses low bridge. Baby elephant.
Burma: African troops marching Chindits Tanks firing their guns. Mule. Black soldiers cutting down trees and making steps, carrying bundles on heads. Wading through streams. Supply dropped by parachute. Logging camp. Preparing and firing mortars. White soldier hands out post.

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