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Swoop on Jap Division

Series

Series Name
Pathe Gazette

Issue

Issue No.
45/19
Date Released
5 Mar 1945
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 19th over the Roer
  2. 2Kings of the East with Premier and President
  3. 3Swoop on Jap Division

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 3
Summary
The American drive into Luzon against fierce enemy opposition. A prisoner-of-war camp is freed and 513 servicemen many of whom have been prisoner for three years are released. Two of them are interviewed, one is an American soldier and the other is Sergeant Robert Bell of Burnley who was captured at Singapore.
Keywords
Prisoners of war; Military
Locations
Philippines; Luzon
Length of story (in feet)
193
Story extras:
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Notes
Pathe now also handles the Reuters Historical Collection, which includes the British Paramount, Empire British, Gaumont Graphic and Gaumont British newsreels.
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