Invasion of Malaya and the Philippines [Extracts from Japanese newsreels

Collection ID F06937
Collection type Film
Title Invasion of Malaya and the Philippines [Extracts from Japanese newsreels
Measurement 10 min 32 sec
Object type Newsreel
Maker Nippon Eigasha
Place made Malaya, Philippines, Singapore
Date made 07 June 2017
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

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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