World War One - collection of footage of army artillery in action. M/S of soldiers in great coats riding towards the camera. M/S of soldiers on horseback - soldiers load special packs on the side of the saddles with large shells. Horses move off. Intertitle reads:
"Knee deep in mud." Horses...
Processes involved in making potpourri then the "vanity bags" which contain it.
Black South African soldiers build and test fire Spigot gun.
Material relating to newsreel story "Barriers Shock West" - 61/67.
Soldiers being trained to use pack horses at Aldershot.
Excellent footage of training exercises for the Marines at Bickley, Devon.
British troops in action as they make their way through the jungles of Malaya.
Shots of sailors operating radio and firing mortar guns at sea.
Some of the fiercest fighting of the Korean War between American troops and Chinese Reds