• Short Summary

    Swedish ski troops protect the Arctic frontier in Lapland.

  • Description

    SWEDEN: Lapland:
    GV Brigade starting out on skiis
    SBV Brigade starting out on skiis
    GV line of troops and mountains in background
    LV troops skiing up incline
    GV troops skiing zig-zag through mountain pass
    LBV troops pulling sledges mountain scenery
    GV troops towards - mountain scenery
    LV troops assembling at rendezvous
    LV horse pack train having difficulties in snow
    CU soldiers digging in snow
    CU horse through snow pulling sledge
    SV horse towards pulling sledge
    GV horse pack train and field kitchens
    SV soldier on sledge stirring pan on field kitchen
    GV pack train arriving at rendezvous
    CU soldier breaking ice
    SV horse taking drink
    GV troops digging in
    CU soldier digging in
    SCU soldier in hollow of snow bringing out lump of snow
    SV sheaths over hollow in ground
    LV putting block of ice over roof of hollow
    SCU soldier putting block of ice over roof of hollow
    CU soldier into hollow
    LV troops being called in the early morning
    CU troops coming out of hollow
    LV commanders explaining manoeuvres
    GV troops starting out for manoeuvres
    LV troops pulling equipment on sledge
    GTV two line of troops moving forward
    SV troops towards pulling sledge
    LV advance shot troops through trees
    LBV troops through trees
    SV troops with rifles crawling forward
    Semi side view troops crawling forward with rifles
    SV two soldiers uncovering machine gun
    LV soldiers preparing mortar position
    CU soldiers preparing mortar
    SV soldier putting machine gun into position
    CU soldier fixing magazine under machine gun
    LV enemy anti-aircraft post preparing
    SV enemy anti-aircraft post preparing
    CU Commander looking through glasses and gives order
    SV machinegun firing
    CU machine gun firing
    Semi side view troops fire rifles
    SCU troops firing mortar
    CU soldier firing mortar
    SV troops in enemy anti-aircraft post get rifles and form into positions
    Long side view enemy troops in post firing rifles
    CUBV soldier firing rifle
    SV soldier throwing grenade
    LV explosions on enemy anti-aircraft post
    SV troops moving forward for advance
    SV enemy troops in aircraft post retreating
    GV enemy troops being chased from post
    CU soldier firing machinegun
    GV troops moving forward onto town and railway station
    CU soldier firing machinegun
    LV troops running through railway sidings
    GBV troops running through railway sidings
    SV troops running alongside train
    SV soldier at side of train fires rifle
    SBV troops moving forward alongside train
    CU soldier fires tommy gun
    SV soldiers under railway carriage
    SV troops behind cover, firing
    LBV troops run and fall to ground
    CU hidden tommy gun in truck fires
    GV troops run across line
    SV soldier runs cautiously round corner and takes up position
    LV troops capturing railway station
    CU bugler
    GV troops lined up and move off


    GV mountain scenery
    Long side view troops up incline
    GBV long line of troops down incline
    SV troops towards on skis
    GV troops skiing down incline with sledges

    Military - Active, Sweden
    Background: Swedish ski troops protect the Arctic frontier in Lapland.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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    Black & White
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