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B&W. 16:38min. India; Pakistan. August – October 1947. Film made by Major C. H. Williams of the 11th Sikh Regiment while in the Punjab Boundary Force. Indian people crowded in and around a train (NW) in the middle of a field. Board reading ‘HO 11 INF BDE’. Indian villagers. Refugee camps. Casualties. A refugee train. Refugees camping or slowly continuing their journey. Road sign reading ‘Jullundur (Jalandhar) 2 Ludhiana’. British military organising relief. Parliament House (Sansad Bhawan), Delhi. Viceroy’s House (Rashtrapati Bhavan), Delhi.


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