Titles read: "BACKBONE OF OUR ARMY - INFANTRY TRAINING - 1942 STYLE".
Somewhere in Britain.
Various shots at a Battle Drill School, where we see trainee officers and NCOs (Non Commissioned Officers) in training. They line up on the parade ground; natural sound as an instructor barks...
Footage of D-Day landings in Northern France - compilation of newsreel material.
British troops in action in the jungles of Malaya against Communist rebels.
Allied armies invade Normandy coast of France - D-day landings.
Lord Mountbatten inspects Indian and British troops before they drop bombs in the jungle.
Incendiary bombs falling behind trees, British soldier in undergrowth.
Great footage of the Allied advance through the Middle East to Mersa Matruh and Tobruk.
Pathe News reviews 1956 - a year of turmoil.
Explosions and gun fire in mountains - Italy? British troops firing Howitzers and crossing lake.
Pathe looks back of the World's major events in 1957.
British paratroopers in training and on mass jump from bombers.
American air force bombers show off their skills. Good shots of aerial manoeuvres.
Sir Anthony Eden and wife Clarissa on official visit to Malaysia.
Various shots of British troops on the move in the Invasion of France.
Good shots of Allied troops in action against the Japanese in Burma.
Various shots of American soldiers on the move and bombers attacking North Africa.
Canadian and British troops are hit hard as they attempt to land at Dieppe. Graphic scenes.
Various scenes of Allied advance in Italy - material around Salerno and Naples.
Army Kinema Corporation's review of 1952's international, national and sporting news.
Allied troops head towards Cherbourg, RAF and Naval coastal barrages, more German POWs.
French military attacks in Indo-China (Vietnam) during their colonial war there.
Imperial troops guard Singapore in which there is much interest.
Review of the year 1941 - American version.
Heavy bombing and lots of tanks help US forces hold back North Korean advance.
British army retaliates when German planes bomb British ship in Tobruk Harbour.