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    Stonehenge, Salisbury, England: GV Transport along road PAN to passing Stonehenge. GV Stonehenge at Sunset.



    GOOD SCENES.



    Several G.V's of Stonehenge, Sunset. GV Stonehenge PAN to Spotting Plane. (Piper Cub?)



    Salisbury Plain, England: GAV Flying over Salisbury Plain, showing tanks on move.



    ENGLAND: ARMY STAGE BIGGEST 'BATTLE' SINCE WAR. Field Marshal Montgomery & many top ranking Generals witness manoeuvres. Salisbury Plain, England GAV flying over 'Surprise Packet' transports along road. Nearer Air V Ditto. SV Field Marshal Montgomery with Sgt. by side, out of Victory car. CU F.M. Montgomery looking at maps with 3 other Officers. GV Corps; H.Q., well camouflaged. SV Int. Showing 2 Officers, one with headphones looking at wall map, other on phone at desk. CU Officer with headphones pencilling wall map. SV General Barber & General Piron, (Latter C-in-C) Belgium, walking down steps of camouflaged H.Q. another Officer in picture. CU General Barber with aide looking at map. GAV Over Salisbury Plain showing tanks on move. LV Pan Tanks. Shot Plane flying overhead Pan down to tank. SV Tanks move forward. Shot Vampire Jet towards, away. SV (L TO R) Prince Chula of Siam, Major Balwant Ahluwalla of Indian Army, Colonel R.V. Blundell & Major B.L. Smith of U.S.A. CU 2 Officers looking on., one American & one British. SV Tanks of Midland Force advancing & firing. SV Tank shrouded in smoke. SV Midland Force tank fires. BV Tank advancing amidst smoke. Shot Gloster Meteor Mark VIII over transports. SV 2 Tank commanders look out of turrets, one looks thru binocs: other speaks into hand mike. GV Wrecked remains of Vampire Jet. CU Ditto. SV Ditto. Short Vampire Plane flying towards Pan Down to men working on bridge across Canal. SV Soldiers running to take up defensive positions. SV Ditto. BV 2 Soldiers lying on roadside near bridge. SV Men running across footbridge over canal. SV Vampire Plane overhead. LV Explosion, in road. CU General Sir Brian Robertson with another Officer, talking to member of Gun crew. CU Sir Brian Robertson. BV Anti-tank gun fires. Shot Smoke. Side V Bren gunners firing. CU Ditto. BV Anti-tank gun fires. CU Ditto. Side V Bren gunners firing. CBV Ditto. GV Tank smoke shrouded fires on end. GV More tanks smoke shrouded. CU General Toet of Dutch Army with an intelligent Officer
    . Shot From under bridge, Army bridge being thrown across Canal, (Resumption of work after raid) BV Civilians leaning over Parapet. 187ft



    (Stonehenge): GV Transports along road Pan to passing Stonehenge. GV Stonehenge at Sunset.



    GOOD SCENES.



    Stonehenge: Several G.V's of Stonehenge, Sunset.



    GV Stonehenge Pan to Spotting Plane, (Piper Cub?)



    Military - Active; Personalities - Armed Forces; Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (1887-1976)




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    GOOD SCENES. HAWKINS, FARMER
    FOR WHOLE STORY SEE:- ENGLAND OR MILITARY: ARMY: MANOEUVRES.
    POSSIBLY MORE SCENES ARE AT SALISBURY BUT AM NOT ABLE TO DISTINGUISH SAME.
    THIS STORY TAKES PLACE IN WILTSHIRE, HAMPSHIRE & SALISBURY PLAIN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADRJB7CN6D4UAJOFPZWFJVNSV3
    Media URN:
    VLVADRJB7CN6D4UAJOFPZWFJVNSV3
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/10/1951
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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