• Short Summary

    The Territorial Army on their tough training exercise.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Toughest Terriers"

    GV A unit of the Territorial Army leaving Farnborough, Hampshire on the start of the tough training contest. LV Ditto. LV As soldiers go away from camera. LV Soldiers passing road sign. GV Soldiers arriving at the Pirbright, Surrey rifle range. SV Soldier fires his rifle. SV Ditto another soldier fires. LV Soldier firing single shots from Bren gun. SV Officers watching. GV Soldiers on the bank of the Thames at Hampton inflating their rafts to get across the river. SV Ditto. LV Fishermen pan up to GV of the Terriers preparing to cross the river. SV One of the first barges going into the water. CU Officers watching. SV Terriers paddling across the river using spades as paddles. LV Another raft going into the water. GV Rafts coming across the river towards camera. SV Stanley Barker swimming across the river. CU Soldier taking photographs. LV Barker pulling the rest of his team across on their raft. LV Ditto. SV As the raft reaches the bank. LV Another raft arriving at the bank. GV The Civil Defence rescue training School at Yeading. SV Terriers rescuing injures woman from first floor of wrecked house. LV Ditto as they let her down by means of rope and ladder. CU Soldier watching. SV Pan. Terriers carrying the rescued woman on stretcher. CU CD Officer. GV Soldiers leaving the CD Rescue centre. SV Banner reading "Tough Training Contest Finish". SV Pan. The winning team 5th Battalion Middlesex Regiment "D". Team arriving at Alexandra Palace. SV Crowd applauding. SV Pan. As Brigadier Flavell Chairman of Middlesex TA presents the cup to the winning team leader.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:31:00 / 01:25:11:00

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