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  • Short Summary

    Army exercises at Warminster, watched by E. J. Strachey, Secretary of State for War.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Operation Attack - military exercise at School of Infantry, Warminster, Wiltshire.

    LS smoke shells bursting around mock enemy strong points. LS Vampire aeroplanes flying over enemy strong points. LS smoke shells bursting. LS the 18th Medium Regiment Royal Artillery firing guns. LS smoke shells bursting around strong point. LS the 6th and 7th Royal Tank Regiment tanks advancing. MS smoke screen. LS infantry in armoured carriers driving into action. LS shells bursting near road junction. LS armoured infantry carriers moving across country. LS soldiers of the 1st battalion Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment running to positions. LS tanks advancing through shell fire. LS smoke coming from mock enemy strong point. LS bridge carrying tank moving through shell fire. LS strong point being shelled. LS tanks moving through heavy shell fire, followed by armoured infantry. LS flame throwing tanks attacking strong point. LS Vampire planes diving onto target. MS Secretary of State for War E. J. Strachey and General O. L. Roberts (GOC Southern Command) watching operations. Various shots army personnel watching operations. LS & MS infantry getting out of armoured personnel carriers and running into attack. LS tank running over rough country. CU Bren gunner. LS Vampires bombing targets (ground to air).

    Date on dope sheet is 13/07/1951.

    NB: some spacing between shots.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:27:00 / 01:47:30:00
    UN 2379 A

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