• Short Summary

    British Army, Royal Marines, Commandos, Royal Air Force, and Royal Navy combine for military exercises in Operation Runaground on the South Coast

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Exercise "Runaground"

    ENGLAND: South Coast:
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    AEROPLANES R.A.F. Etc. New swept back wing jets in operation "Runaground" swoop in low covering invading troops

    ASSAULT LANDING CRAFT. Good shots of Gloucester Regt men coming ashore at South Coast of Britain in Exercise Run a ground.. shots also of tanks.. as they beach and come out of waters.

    FROG-MEN Frog men come ashore to lay dummy charges in operation "Runaground" 1952.

    GLOUCESTER REGIMENT. Land from invasion barges in Exercise "Runaground" on the South Coast of Britain

    ISLE OF WIGHT . Royal Marine Commandos fire rocket up cliff-face to secure rope hold.. men run up cliff in assault operations in the Exercise Runaground.. shots as they descend also V.G.

    JET PROPELLED PLANES. Latest jets with swept back wings etc take part covering invading troops in Operation "Runaground" off south coast

    MARINES. Royal Marine frog men destroy with dummy charges beach emplacements in Exercise "Runaground"....some paddle ashore etc

    MARINES. Royal Marines scale sheer cliffs in Exercise Runaground..shots as rocket fired to get rope over top cliff. men run up side of cliff.. shots also of descent

    MILITARY BRITISH. Exercise "Runaground" on Britain's South Coast.. shots of frogmen landing. etc.. Gloucester Regt land in barges.. Centurion tanks come ashore with Queen's Own 4th Hussars, shots of Royal Marine Commandos scaling cliffs with rocket slung rope.. V.G. descent also

    TANKS. Centurion tanks manned by 4Th Queen's Own Hussars land on Britain's South Coast from barges in Exercise Runaground

    Ships, boats, tanks, RAF, military preparedness, peacetime, RAF, RN, RM, Glorious Gloster
    Background: British Army, Royal Marines, Commandos, Royal Air Force, and Royal Navy combine for military exercises in Operation Runaground on the South Coast

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6GJ011IA7E3KRXV7VIRGGET0L
    Media URN:
    VLVA6GJ011IA7E3KRXV7VIRGGET0L
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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