British soldiers, filmed at Britain's Supply Ministry Clothing and Stores Experimental Establishment, Farnborough, Hampshire, November 17, go through an assault course designed to test their clothing.
S.V. SOLDIER MARCHING ON ROLLER WEARING TESTING EQUIPMENT.
C.U. SOLDIERS BOOTS PAN UP
C.U. SOLDIER WEARING MASK PAN TO BOOTS
BACK V. OF SOLDIER WITH EQUIPMENT PAN TO BOOTS
S.V. THREE SOLDIERS SITTING DOWN IN CLIMATE CHAMBERS.
S. BACK V. MEN SEATED.
S. FRONT V. MEN SEATED.
C.U. PAN MEN WITH ATTACHMENT WIRES ON HANDS
L.V. MEN WALKING THROUGH MUD.
C.U. SOLDIERS WALKING OVER STONES.
L.V. ASSAULT COURSE. MEN TOWARDS.
S.V. TOWARDS MEN OVER FENCE. PAN GOING OVER WALL
S.V. MEN TOWARDS OVER WALL. TOWARDS POLES
C.U. MAN ALONG POLE.
C.U. MAN UNDER WIRE.
S.V. MEN UNDER WIRE
L.V. MEN UP STEPS AND ALONG POLE.
L.V. MAN DOWN STEPS
S.V. MEN INTO WATER IN DITCH.
BACK V. INTO DITCH.
SIDE V. MAN FALLS INTO WATER.
Initials D.C/CW J.H./R.L.
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Background: British soldiers, filmed at Britain's Supply Ministry Clothing and Stores Experimental Establishment, Farnborough, Hampshire, November 17, go through an assault course designed to test their clothing.
The course is designed to put combat clothing through every conceivable test.
Mud, water, fences, walls form an obstacle course that is a test of the man, let alone the clothes.