British Troops Learn To Ski 1943

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    Full title reads: "BRITISH TROOPS LEARN TO SKI".

    Libya & Syria.

    Various shots of the British soldiers learning to ski in the Lebanon mountains. Instructors show them herring bone climbing and kick turns. Various shots of the ski troops after training show what they can do. They are moving across the snow and demonstrate fast downward runs.

    WOUNDED IN TRIPOLI - LIBYA

    Close up of map showing how far is from Tripoli in Syria to Tripoli in Libya. Various shots of the 8th Army wounded from the Tunisian front being put aboard hospital ship at Tripoli destined for Alexandria. They are all on stretchers.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    38052
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1083.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:53:00 / 01:19:03:00
    Canister:
    43/37
    Sort Number:
    43/037
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    Libya RADWAN
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