WITH THE INDIAN TROOPS [Main Title]
- Catalogue number
- IWM 487
- Production date
- Place made
- Subject period
- whole: Number Of Items/reels/tapes 5
- Imperial War Museum (Production sponsor)
© IWM (IWM 487)License Film
Compilation film in five episodes of the Indian forces on the Western Front, Mesopotamian Front and Palestine Front, 1915-1918.
I. The first reel shows men of the Indian Corps (including British soldiers) in France in January 1916. It is taken unaltered, in a slightly re-edited form, from IWM 202 INDIAN TROOPS AT THE FRONT. II. The middle three reels show scenes of Mesopotamia 1917-1918. Although Indian soldiers appear in the film it does not in any way single them out or emphasise them above British soldiers or the events of the campaign. The material is taken directly from the series ADVANCE OF THE CRUSADERS INTO MESOPOTAMIA. III. The last reel shows scenes of Palestine in 1918. Although Indian troops are shown, mainly from 7th (Meerut) Division, they are in no way given special prominence. The material is taken directly from IWM 30 ALLENBY MEETS WEIZMANN - TEL-EL-JELIL AND ARSULF.
Associated people and organisations
IWM Non Commercial Licence
The media for this item are free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. Video, sound and images can be embedded with the code we offer here, and images can also be downloaded.
By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © IWM (IWM 487)