This film is part of Free
Hillmen Go to War
The contribution of the people of the Kullu Valley to the Second World War effort.
War 1944 9 mins
A rosy propaganda film that praises the contribution of the hill people of the Kullu Valley (Himachal Pradesh) to the Second World War effort. The hill people are shown in the various activities of producing wool, charcoal, timber, resin, and food items for the war industries in addition to sending their own men to fight.
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