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ID numberF06931
Collection typeFilm
TitleJapanese school children and war games [Extracts from Japanese newsreels]
Measurement22 min 4 sec
DownloadDownload video 97.83 MB
Object type
  • Newsreel
  • Short film
Place madeJapan
Date made1942
Description1. Item on Japanese school children showing boys and girls practicing marching, boys performing sword drill and gymnastics (Indonesian narration). 2. Infant school children singing to musical accompaniment. Teenage boys rowing long boats in a landing exercise armed with mock wooden rifles and and carrying Japanese flags (Soundtrack in Japanese). 3. Teenage girls in training as nurse stretcher bearers and performing marching drill carrying stretchers (Indonesian narration). 4. Japanese school children armed with mock rifles and machine guns engage in an wargame fought in a Japanese town (Soundtrack in Japanese). 5. School students construct and fly model airplanes.

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