• Short Summary

    Lots of interesting vehicles - Land Rovers, tanks and lots of other boys toys.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Chertsey. Vehicles For Army".

    Chertsey, Surrey.

    SV Pan, a light armoured car going over rough ground (a type of scout car). GV vehicles on exhibition. GV of the Blue Steel missile / rocket on show. CU Name "Blue Steel".

    VS of visiting military figures.

    CU Pan, six-wheeled army vehicle called "Saracen going over rough ground.

    SV Pan, Land Rover built on large wheels for riding over extremely rough ground. LV Landrover with caterpillar tracks going over rough ground. LV Six-wheeled vehicle called the "Rhino" which turns round in its own length. SV Pan, type of Landrover driving at speed and travelling at speed up steep gradient.

    GV The Army's Ark, a pressure lifting vessel which can carry a one-ton vehicle across water. CU Men lifting up the cover of the Ark revealing a type of van inside. LV Van being backed out of the Army's Ark.

    GV Large tank driving down into ditch. Shot from ditch, tank of the rescue tank coming to assistance. CU Wheels of tank bogged down in mud in ditch. SV Winches working from rescue tank drawing ditched tank out. SV Tank being pulled out of ditch.

    LV Landrover fitted with floats going through the water bath. LV as the Landrover goes through the water, up ramp out of the bath.

    GV of the Centurion rigid panel tank driving down into the bath. SV People watching. SV As the Centurion goes through the water. GV As the Centurion drives out up the ramp.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:46:00 / 02:00:56:00

Comments (2)

  1. Unknown user says

    Amongst the military vehicles seen in his clip are;

    At 00:11, an FV704 Ferret scout car.

    At 00:13, an FV701 Ferrer scout car.

    At 00:34, a Cuthbertson-tracked Land Rover.

    At 00:37, the TV1000 Rhino.

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  2. Unknown user says

    Correcting my earlier comment, "an FV701 Ferrer scout car" should read an FV701 Ferret scout car.

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