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    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear or unknown.

    Royal Canadian Air Force Ground Defence School on exercise 'Seizeback'.

    Camp Borden, Ontario in Canada.

    C/U as Section Commander observes enemy position. M/S of mortar fire on enemy held position. M/S of rifleman camouflaged in bush. M/S of section advance through bush. M/S as 2 Sections advance over open ground. L/S section lay smoke to cover advance over open gap then advance through smoke.

    M/S of RCAF Ground Defence School sign; tilt down to briefing session. C/U pan of troops listening. Advance continues. Section observes enemy ridge. M/S of rifleman; pan to section providing covering fire for advancing section. C/U of rifle-firing. Flight Commander issues order "Fix Bayonets!". C/U of bayonet being taken from scabbard and fixed.

    Section Commander observes and gives "advance" order. L/S of mortar fire on enemy ridge. Section advances. More mortar fire and attacking force charge down ridge behind enemy. Attack on enemy. M/S enemy surprised, turn and are annihilated. M/S as AVM Wait observes exercise, with commentary by F/LT Coote, RAF Regiment, CO of Ground Defence School. M/S as AVM inspects ground defence weapons. AVM talks to Sergeant instructor using rocket gun. M/S AVM fires Bren gun.

    L/S ground defence graduating class march on parade. M/S as Section Commander receives diploma from AVM. C/U as AVM. awards diploma and corporal's stripes to airman.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:49:00 / 01:45:49:00
    UN 2480 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 2480 B
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    War & Revolution
    Royal Canadian Air Force and Air Canada Untitled Workspace world war two
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