• Short Summary

    Army test new light equipment. Revolutionary changes brings Tommy right-up-to-date - including folding boats!

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Pack up your troubles in your new kitbag

    ENGLAND: Aldershot:
    Long view of infantry platoon. CU officer. Long view infantry mortar platoon rush back to lorry..& CU. Long view men run from lorry & start assemblying 3 inch trench mortar gun. Semi CU assembling gun. Semi view, CU, Full CU loading gun. Long view man with smoke granade gun..fires. Long view smoke granade bursting on ground. Long view man fires gun. Pan down grandale thru' air...& burst. CU pan of smoke screen. Long & semi views men thru' smoke screen. Long view & CU anti-tank coil-wire. Semi view & CU comparing old type bayonet (18 in. long) & new type bayonet (8 in. long). Gen. view of trucks. Semi view men work Bren gun. Long view men scramble out of truck & one fall. Long view men running with collapsible pneumatic to water. Long view boats into water. Semi CU & long view troops in boat. CU sergeant rowing.

    Military - Active; Ships and Boats; Great Britain
    Background: Army test new light equipment. Revolutionary changes brings Tommy right-up-to-date - including folding boats!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4VDJBPELVZOTQ6KJWRDLYK61P
    Media URN:
    VLVA4VDJBPELVZOTQ6KJWRDLYK61P
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1938
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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