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Title:GENERAL GIFFARD VISITS 25TH INDIAN DIVISION AT MAUNGDAW [Allocated Title]
Film Number:JFU 139
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: General Sir George Giffard, commander of 11th Army Group, visits 25th Indian Division during a tour of inspection near Maungdaw, Burma.
Description: Giffard, wearing a rain cape, walks towards camera before climbing into a jeep. The jeep drives away. Giffard meets battalion commanders of 25th Indian Division and is introduced to them by Lieutenant-Colonel Ian Lauder, acting commander of 53rd Brigade. Giffard departs by jeep. Giffard's party climbs a steep hillside before consulting a map.
Production Details: War Office Directorate of Public Relations (Production sponsor)
SEAC Film Unit (Production company)
Hewit, J R (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Giffard, George (person)
British Army, 11th Army Group (regiment/service)
Indian Army, 25th Indian Division (regiment/service)
Indian Army, 53rd Indian Infantry Brigade (regiment/service)
Keywords: Maungdaw, Burma (geography)
Burma 1942-1945, Second World War (event)
British Army 1939-1945 (theme)