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6TH GURKHA RIFLES ON PATROL IN BORNEO, CA 1964 (1964)

British television news report interviews Major Vivian Robinson of Second Battalion 6th Gurkha Rifles, presently countering Indonesians crossing into Borneo, ...

 

7TH DIVISION CONSOLIDATING IRRAWADDY BRIDGEHEAD (16/2/1945) (1945)

Sherman tanks and troops from the 1st Battalion the Burma Regiment proceeding up beach for an attack on ...

 

7TH DIVISION ESTABLISHING BEACHHEAD ACROSS IRRAWADDY... (1945)

7th Indian Division of IV Corps prepare to set up a beachhead across the Irrawaddy River, to coincide ...

 

7TH GURKHA RIFLES ON PATROL AND IN BARRACKS IN HONG... (1960)

7th Gurkha Rifles on parade, patrolling frontier with China, extended interview with bespectacled British officer, assault training, Tavolero Barracks, Gurkhas ...

 

7TH GURKHA RIFLES SCENES AT QUETTA, AND THE CORONATION... (1937)

Amateur film of the 7th Gurkha Rifles on the Kojak Pass and Afghan Frontier near Chaman, officers and wives competing ...

 

81 MOBILE FIELD HOSPITAL AT SELETAR, SINGAPORE (26/11/1945) (1945)

At the RAF's 81 Mobile Field Hospital, operating at Seletar in Singapore, both British servicemen and Japanese prisoners ...

 

82ND WEST AFRICAN DIVISION ARRIVES AT RU-YWA (27/2/1945) (1945)

Troops from 82nd West African Division arrive at Ru-Ywa, Burma, by boat and are met by Major-General Stockwell ...

 

82ND WEST AFRICAN DIVISION NEAR TAMANDU (22/3/1945) (1945)

82nd West African Division move their headquarters to the banks of the Dalet river, about a mile north ...

 

8TH (BELFAST) HEAVY ANTI AIRCRAFT REGIMENT ROYAL ARTILLERY... (1945)

Amateur film shot by Lieutenant Harry Porter of the 8th (Belfast) HAA Regiment Royal Artillery gives detailed record of military ...

 

A DAY IN CEYLON (1943) enhanced entry

Amateur film shot by British Army Kinema Unit operator Sergeant Roy Lister records scenes of local life in Colombo, Gordon ...

 

A DAY PASS IN HONG KONG (21/10/1945) (1945)

RAF airmen, stationed at Kai Tak aerodrome, enjoy a day off work in Hong Kong.

Landscape view of Kai ...

 

a DAY WITH THE INDIAN ARMY (1941)

Life in the Indian Army Unit shown is possibly the 15th Punjab Regiment).

The day begins with reveill and ...

a NEW LIFE - SQUATTER RESETTLEMENT

a NEW LIFE - SQUATTER RESETTLEMENT (1951)has video enhanced entry

Film showing the resettlement of Chinese squatters from the edge of the Malayan jungle, away from the Communist ...

 

a REGULAR CHANCE (1959)

A general recruiting film for the services which "will all be regulars by the end of 1962".

Opening scenes ...

 

ABYSSINIA 1930 (1930)

Amateur footage of scenes in Ethiopia and Addis Ababa at the time of Haile Selassie's coronation, November 1930.

"Leaving Aden". Shots ...

ACHIEVEMENT IN HONG KONG

ACHIEVEMENT IN HONG KONG (1958)has video enhanced entry

How the Govt. of Singapore has set about the gigantic problem of housing Hong ko ng's swelling population.

 

ACROSS THE STREET, ACROSS THE WORLD (1963)

The work of the British Red Cross at home and at its overseas branches in Hong Kong, Kenya and Uganda.

 

ACTING AIR COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, SIR GUY GARROD, VISITS... (1945)

Air Marshal Garrod, acting Allied Air Commander-in-Chief, visits RAF squadrons at forward airstrips at Tabingaung and Onbauk, Burma.

Air ...

 

ADEN (1967)

The violence against the British presence in Aden and the future of the South Arabian Federation. Llew Gardner spoke to ...

 

ADEN (1966)

The history of Aden and its importance now as a port and oil refinery. Intended for secondary schools.

 

ADEN (1959)

TV coverage of Aden in 1959.

 

ADEN (1959)

TV Coverage of Aden. Prefer to be British? Shots of Ports and Ships.

 

ADEN AND HONG KONG OPERATIONS (1967) enhanced entry

Reel of rushes of 1st Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders on patrol in Aden during the Emergency (with live sound ...

 

ADMIRALTY ISLANDS CAMPAIGN 1944 (1944)

Air-to-ground shots of Coral Sea and Owen Stanley mountain range, as aircraft flies from Brisbane to Ward's airstrip at Port ...

 

ADVANCED AIRSTRIPS NEAR MANDALAY (19/1/1945) (1945)

Scenes of operations from forward airstrips near Mandalay, Burma, and scenes of bomb damage to buildings and infrastructure ...

 

AERIAL BOMBS USED AS MINES ON THE RANGOON ROAD (3/5/1945) (1945)

Indian Engineers of the Bengal Sappers and Miners are seen at work clearing Japanese aerial bombs used as ...

 

AERIAL SURVEY OF MAYMYO, BURMA (16/3/1945) (1945)

A low-altitude aerial survey of bomb damage in and around Maymyo (now Pyin U Lwin), Burma.

Low altitude (c.100-ft) ...

AFRICA'S FIGHTING MEN

AFRICA'S FIGHTING MEN (1943)has video enhanced entry

An illustration of the role of African servicemen in the Second World War. The King's African Rifles and the Royal ...

 

AFRICAN AMBASSADOR: MEMOIRS OF LADY ARABELLA APE (1949)

INTEREST. The behaviour and antics of chimpanzees. Titles (63). Chimpanzee (91). Cherry Kearton and chimp, chimp playing, smoking, drinking tea, ...

 

AGRICULTURE AND HEALTH EXHIBITION, BENGAL 1933 (1933)

ACTUALITY. A British official opens the Agriculture and Health Exhibition in Bengal, 1933. The opening ceremony and crowds.

Bengali titles (6). ...

 

AIJAL ROAD (1942)

Amateur film of the construction of a road in Assam from Ledo to Assam by the Indian Tea Association.

Pan over ...

 

AIR AND ARTILLERY STRIKE ON JAPANESE POSITIONS (28/3/1945) (1945)

Artillery and air strikes are used to assist an attack by 17th Indian Division on Japanese held positions ...

 

AIR CHIEF MARSHAL SIR KEITH PARK AND AIR COMMODORE... (1945)

Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Park, Allied Air Commander-in-Chief of South East Asia Command and Air Commodore the ...

 

AIR CHIEF MARSHAL SIR KEITH PARK VISITS HONG KONG (26/10/1945) (1945)

Air Chief Marshal (ACM) Sir Keith Park, Air Commander-in-Chief South East Asia Command, visits Hong Kong.

A bare-metal RAF ...

 

AIR EVACUATION OF CASUALTIES FROM 154TH FIELD AMBULANCE... (1944)

Scenes of Burmese civilians receiving medical treatment and air evacuation of British casualties from Mohnyin in northern Burma.

At ...

 

AIR FORCE AND JAPS DOWNED, BURMA, 30 JANUARY 1942 (1942) enhanced entry

Burma, 30 January 1942. American Volunteer Group (AVG), Two Curtiss P-40 Tomahawk fighter aircraft warming up for take-off on a ...

 

AIR MARSHAL CORYTON VISITS BEAUFIGHTER SQUADRONS (12/9/1944) (1944)

Air Marshal Coryton, Air Officer Commanding Third Tactical Air Force visits RAF 177 Squadron and RAF 211 Squadron ...

 

AIR MARSHAL SIR KEITH PARK, ALLIED AIR COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF,... (1945)

The new Allied Air Commander-in-Chief of South East Asia Command, Air Marshal Sir Keith Park, arrives with his ...

 

AIR REPATRIATION OF TROOPS FROM RAF MAURIPUR VIA PALESTINE... (1945)

Reel 1: A parked RAF Short Stirling transport aircraft with a white-painted Consolidated Liberator behind it. General view of the ...

 

AIR RESUPPLY AND EVACUATION DURING BATTLE OF NGAKYEDAUK... (1944)

Aircraft dropping supplies by parachute and evacuating wounded in support of 7th Indian Division, Fourteenth Army.

Men of Air ...

 

AIR RESUPPLY OPERATIONS AROUND IMPHAL, INDIA (3/1944) (1944)

Footage of various Allied transport aircraft taking off after being loaded with weaponry and mules for resupply operations.

Aircraft ...

 

AIR RESUPPLY OPERATIONS BY RAF 194 SQUADRON TO 23RD... (1944)

Men of 23rd Brigade shown reoccupying the village of Ukhrul in Manipur, India and being resupplied with food ...

 

AIR ROAD TO MANDALAY - RAF LIBERATORS OF STRATEGIC... (1945)

Scenes of RAF Liberator heavy bomber operations over Burma.

RAF Consolidated Liberator heavy bombers of RAF 159 Squadron at ...

 

AIR TRANSPORTATION OF CASUALTIES FROM INDIA TO UK (16/2/1944) (1944)

Patients board a Handley Page Halifax aircraft for repatriation to the UK at Alipore airfield, Calcutta.

An RAF Avro ...

 

AIRBORNE INVASION OF RANGOON BY 50TH PARACHUTE BRIGADE... (1945)

Gurkha paratroopers seen gearing up and boarding their aircraft before parachuting into action near Rangoon, Burma, as part ...

 

AIRFIELD CONSTRUCTION AT COMILLA AND DUM DUM, INDIA,... (1944)

Documentary scenes showing the process of airfield construction in forward areas.

Various stages in the construction of an airfield, ...