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Title:SHELLING IN SUPPORT OF IRRAWADDY BRIDGEHEAD AT THABEIKKYIN [Allocated Title]
Film Number:JIN 2
Other titles:INDIAN ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: At Thabeikkyin artillery and aircraft provide cover as troops of 19th Indian Division cross the River Irrawaddy, Burma.
Description: View from high ground looking towards the east bank of the River Irrawaddy. A large cloud of dust hangs in the air with drifitng smoke and attacking RAF Hawker Hurricane fighter-bombers. Various shots of smoke and aircraft passing. View from behind an Ordnance QF 25-pounder field gun firing on Japanese targets on the far side of the river. More drifiting smoke. Indian troops sitting on a raft at the shore of the river. Shots of a raft in midstream.
Alternative Title:INDIAN ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]