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Raids on Rangoon

Series

Series Name
Pathe Gazette

Issue

Issue No.
42/12
Date Released
9 Feb 1942
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1U-Boat Spotting
  2. 2Fall of Halfaya
  3. 3Raids on Rangoon
  4. 4Singapore

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 4
Summary
American volunteer pilots co-operate with the RAF flying Tomahawks in the defence of Rangoon. Burma is already a Japanese objective and is being constantly bombed. In a suburban station a refugee train arrives bringing Indian families from the jungle. They are greeted by the Governor Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith.
Keywords
Politics and government; Aviation; Displaced persons; Military
Locations
Rangoon; Burma
Length of story (in feet)
117
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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