• Short Summary

    The Aero Rifle Platoon of the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, stationed in Rurnberg, Germany, received a three-week course in Commando training in Kehl, Germany.

  • Description


    US troops arriving at training area.
    6 ft


    US troops listening to instruction.
    3 ft


    Various scences of US troops going through various obstacles.
    60 ft



    Initials


    SCOP: This coverage is of Commando-type training given to American soldiers.
    NOTE TO EDITORS: Please credit Department of Defense in title or commentray
    This motion picture released to Telenews for duplication and distribution to interested television and newsfilm pool members. This original footage may not be cut and is to be returned within 72 hours to the Department of Defense Audio-Visual Acquisitions Branch, Roon 2E773, the pentagon, Washington, D.C. 20301.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Aero Rifle Platoon of the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, stationed in Rurnberg, Germany, received a three-week course in Commando training in Kehl, Germany. The first week was spent in physical training. The second week, training in various tactics such as learning to cross obstacles, and the techniques of preparing for a commando raid took place. The final week was spent in perfecting the tactics.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABJMNR4G5UY2PTNRWAXL8GCB3
    Media URN:
    VLVABJMNR4G5UY2PTNRWAXL8GCB3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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