Young Territorial soldiers of the Rhodesian Army Artillery held a direct shoot at targets of old disused motor vehicles at Inkomo Garrison near Salisbury.
ROLL No. 1 MUTE (100')Gun limbers arriving at range......unhitching and being set in position, sighting and generally making ready......CU's and MCU's faces......children (spectators) watching...... Gun firing..... Officers watching....."DANGER"signs......Left-over cordite being burnt up (possible use to cut in as explosions)......."NKOMO GARRISON" signs.....
ROLL No. 2 MAGSOF (240') Guns in action, loading and firing .....Targets being demolished
FILMED ON SUNDAY - TOO LATE FOR SHIPPING
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Background: Young Territorial soldiers of the Rhodesian Army Artillery held a direct shoot at targets of old disused motor vehicles at Inkomo Garrison near Salisbury. This was there final training shoot prior to posting to the Rhodesia/Zambia border, the Zambesi River. The artillery used was 25 pounder Howitzers. In a total of 9 months compulsory National Service training the men spend 7 weeks basic training at Llewellin Barracks, which is situated near Bulawayo (Rhodesia), and are then transferred to Salisbury for a period of approx 3 months for their gunnery course. The remainder of their training is spent in the Zambesi Valley on border patrol.