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    Task Force Frigid from U.S. army on arctic manoeuvres in Alaska and Aleutian Islands.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Task Force Frigid. The U.S. Army on Arctic manoeuvres at Firbanks Alaska and Adak, in the Aleutian Islands.

    L/S base. Various shots fur coated men and army jeeps amid the snowy wastes. C/U sign 'AGF Task Force Frigid'. More shots of the soldiers in snow. M/S's of a gun crew silhouetted against the snow firing a gun. L/S of the scattered huts of the army encampment at Adak, Aleutian Islands. Mountains dominate the background. Various shots tanks churning through deep mud and snow. C/U the caterpillar tread on a tank revolving uselessly as the vehicle flounders in the mud.

    M/S man on field telephone. M/S other soldiers in the snow. M/S soldier lighting flame in ground. M/S two men digging hut out of the snow. C/U a fur coated, fur hooded photographer checking over his camera. C/U of a man with ice covered moustache. C/U of a man with icicles hanging from his fur cap and collar. M/S's man sat in front of rope, camera pans up it and it stops in mid-air, appearing to have frozen solid.

    Cataloguer's note: date of item: 17/2/1947.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:55:00 / 01:05:38:00
    UN 1631 C

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