• Short Summary

    British soldiers receive training at the British Army's School of Battle Drills

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: The World at War - Attack - Sensational Pictures of Army Training - The Toughest Eyeful Outside Actual Battle

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    British soldiers receive training at the British Army's School of Battle Drills including oral training by instructors inside school, training using live ammunition in an actual village and other realistic simulated wartime situations



    AEROPLANES R.A.F.. & NAVAL PLANES. Aeroplanes co-operate w.army in ADVANCE ASSAULT COURSE..diving overhead w.sirens attached


    GUNS. Automatic weapons used in street mopping up exercises


    MILITARY BRITISH. ADVANCED ASSAULT COURSE -- ATTACK...troops instructed at school..hand grenades & automatic weapons, used for mopping up in street fighting..artillery barrage..planes w. sirens..troops at double..hit by sandbag..falls in ground trap..walk thro' stream & smoke pit..cross wire bridge..over stream, one falls thro' explosion..rifle firing


    RIFLES Rifle shooting completes course of ADVANCED ASSAULT COURSE..one soldier lying on ground firing..panting after cross country run on manoeuvres


    SCHOOLS Advanced training school for troops


    SMOKE SCREEN ETC. Troops jump into smoke pit..


    Military - Active

    WWII, World War II, Second World War, World War Two, war, Allies, Allied Forces, soldiers, training, exercises, infantry
    Background: British soldiers receive training at the British Army's School of Battle Drills

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1DJR8AKCOA7YPDG9KVA6MCS2G
    Media URN:
    VLVA1DJR8AKCOA7YPDG9KVA6MCS2G
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/04/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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