Invasion of Malaya and the Philippines [Extracts from Japanese newsreels]

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Accession Number F06937
Collection type Film
Measurement 10 min 32 sec
Object type Newsreel
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Maker Nippon Eigasha
Place made Malaya, Philippines, Singapore
Date made 1942
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

1. Shows troopships at sea Japanese troops embarking onto landing barges. Japanese infantry and artillery advancing. Abandoned and wrecked British equipment including Bren gun carriers. Japanese troops on bicycles and Japanese tanks and other vehicles. War damaged buildings. Japanese forces advancing in the Philippines. (Japanese narration) 2. Singapore, Japanese officer addresses crowds. Civilians parade carrying Japanese flags. Display of gymnastics. Japanese troops parade through the city. 3. Japanese anti aircraft artillery and wreckage of an American Mitchell bomber. Captured US airman undergoing interogation. Five captured US airmen displayed before the camera. 4. Japanese rebuild a bridge destroyed by US forces. Shows the rebuilt bridge and a locomotive flying Japanese flags crossing the bridge.

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