• Short Summary

    Commandos training in the African jungle

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    African Jungle: SV group of commandos blackening each others' faces. SCU commando blackening friend's face. V group of commandos blackening each other's faces, pan down to their feet showing heavy boots. SV commandos loading bicycles on to lorry - one of the commandos has a jaguar cub on a lead. SCU commando picking up jaguar cub and puts it into lorry. SBV lorry drives away with commandos in back. SV lorry draws up and commandos jump out - one of them is holding jaguar cub. SCU taking down bicycles from lorry. SV commandos riding bicycles towards and past camera along very pretty road with trees on either side - they drive into side of road. SV bicycles left on grass and showing where commandos are creeping through thick jungle-like bush. SSV three commandos with tommy guns at their hips through thick bush. SBV commandos with guns taking positions in thick undergrowth ready for firing. SCU tommy creeping through undergrowth with gun. SCU two commandos (one a lieutenant) towards - latter with pistol - through undergrowth and bushes. SV group of commandos through bushes with tommy guns. SCU group of commandos talking together holding watches. SCU looking at watches, and lieutenant in command gives orders to his men. SBV commandos filing into bushes. SCUBV commando with tommy gun into thick undergrowth - followed by others. SBV commandos filing past camera with guns. LV commandos swimming across water - trees etc. in background. STV commandos swimming across water, pan to another one swimming alone. LTV commandos wading across water to bank with rifles. LTV commandos wading to bank. STV group of commandos wading to bank - they reach same and lie flat with tommy guns in positions for firing. SCU tommy coming up bank and lying flat on stomach with tommy gun ready to fire. SV looking along line of commandos with tommy guns lying on ground ready to fire guns.

    Army; soldiers; commandos;
    Background: Commandos training in the African jungle

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABYHTFQZH4URBXB7U4MZ2D63KJ
    Media URN:
    VLVABYHTFQZH4URBXB7U4MZ2D63KJ
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:40:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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