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    Gullane, Scotland.

    Various shots of the Polish women soldiers marching along a road. Various shots of the women soldiers during gun drill. Some good close up shots of the soldiers. Several women officers inspect the troops. Women are dismissed and run towards a building.

    Several shots of the women advancing across hilly terrain arriving to a beach. Various shots of the Polish women infantry troops at training. Women are seen running for cover, shooting, throwing hand grenades etc.

    Several shots of the women marching across the beach. Several shots of the women cleaning their rifles. Nice close up shot of a girl smoking. Several shots of the women taking cover and shooting.

    Several shots of the women advancing across the field, taking cover, firing, charging through the smoke screen, throwing hand grenades etc. Several shots of the women lined up during rifle drill at the base. More shots of the two women officers inspecting the troops. Girls are dismissed. More shots of the girls marching along the road. Close up shot of their feet.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    mute
    Media URN:
    61027
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Film ID:
    1859.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:11:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:13:00 / 01:15:15:00
    Canister:
    UN 730 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 0730 E
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    War & Revolution
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Comments (1)

  1. Hackney says

    The beach scenes are of course taken on the sand dunes of Gullane Bay. The building the soldiers run to is the former Marine Hotel in Gullane\'s Main Street. After the war it was used by the Scottish Fire Service as a training centre. It closed at the end of March, 2015.

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