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ID number F06937
Title Invasion of Malaya and the Philippines [Extracts from Japanese newsreels]
Collection Film
Object type Newsreel
Maker Nippon Eigasha (Maker)
Places made
  • Malaya
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
Date made 1942
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Measurement 10 min 32 sec
Video Download video 46.73 MB
Note Open


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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