• Short Summary

    Film showing US troops undertaking combat training excercises.

  • Description

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    Commando Training in the U.S. Army: Black Troops Taught About Tank Traps. Fort Belvoir, Virginia, U.S.A. SV tank trap models pan up to black soldiers looking on. CU pan black soldiers looking on. CU pan showing various tank trap models on ground. GV black soldiers building tank trap in forest. CU black soldiers building tank trap in forest. LV black soldiers putting logs into position. SV black soldiers dropping logs into hole. GV tank speeding and crashing into tank trap. SBV tank speeding and crashing into tank trap. GV tank speeding up and into tank trap - falls over on side. CU driver of tank coming out of overturned turret.

    U.S.A.: Commando Training in the U.S. Army: Troops Overcome Obstacles: Black Troops Taught About Tank Traps: Amphibious Jeeps Make River Crossing: Invasion Exercise Under Fire. Camp Endicott, Rhode Island, U.S.A. GV troops running towards camera and under wire. Long Side View troops running over platform of logs and down hill. Long Side View troops moving thru wooden traps. CU troops moving thru wooden traps. Long Side View pan troops running over hill and crawling thru obstacle in wooden wall. SV troops crawling thru obstacle in wall. LV troops climbing up to rope suspended over water. CU soldiers on rope over water. LTV soldiers on ropes over water. STV soldiers on ropes over water. LV troops climbing up to wire runway. LV underneath angle shot troops walking on wire runway. LV troops climbing off runway onto rope ladder. SV troops climbing down rope ladder. LV troops climbing down rope ladder and running away.

    U.S.A.: Commando Training in the U.S. Army: Invasion Exercise Under Fire. Florida, U.S.A. GV and LV invasion barges with barrage balloons flying. SV and CU troops on barge. FULL CU troops on barge. GV barges with balloons flying approaching beach and explosions. Shot from invasion barge showing BV troops and explosion. GV explosions and troops running up beach. LV more barges arriving on beach and explosions. SV landing flap on barge down onto beach. SBV troops running out of barge. LV troops running up beach and explosions, barge and balloon in background. GV troops running up beach and explosions, barge and balloon in background. GV troops out of barges. GV showing troops running up beach, barges and two balloons in background. Big GV showing troops running up beach and barges in background. GV showing buildings for exercising street fighting-explosion. GV troops running between buildings pan - explosion. LV explosion in street. SV pan troops running thru street to building. CUBV soldier firing gun from window. LTV explosion in street near buildings. STV soldier in pool of water with gun. SV soldier firing rifle from building, LV troops thru explosions with rifles. GV troops moving thru street and explosions. STV explosion and troops running to take cover.

    U.S.A.: Commando Training in the U.S. Army: Troops Overcome Obstacles: Black Troops Taught About Tank Traps: Amphibious Jeeps Make River Crossing: Invasion Exercise Under Fire. Camp Endicott Rhode Island, U.S.A. GV troops running towards camera and under wire. Long side view troops running over platform of logs and down hill. Long Side View troops moving thru wooden traps. CU troops moving thru wooden traps. Long side view pan troops running over hill and crawling thru obstacle in wooden wall. SV troops crawling thru obstacle in wall. LV troops climbing up to rope suspended over water. CU soldiers on rope over water. LTV soldiers on ropes over water. STV soldiers on ropes over water. LV troops climbing up to wire runway. LV underneath angle shot troops walking on wire runway. LV troops climbing off runway onto rope ladder. SV troops climbing down rope ladder. LV troops climbing down rope ladder and running away.

    Amphibious Jeeps Make River Crossing.

    LT side view drivers and troops run and get into Jeeps. CU three troops on Jeep. GV Jeeps along road with troops in long line. Semi Side View Jeep splashing into river. ST side view pan Jeep splashing into river pan up showing many Jeeps in river. SV Jeeps in river with troops. LV Jeep with troops passing under bridge. SCU side view Jeep with troops passing under bridge. LV Jeeps with troops pan in river. LV Jeeps in line showing leader giving signals. SV Jeeps in line showing leader giving signals. CU Jeep out of water onto land.

    Florida, U.S.A.: Invasion Exercise Under Fire.

    GV and LV invasion barges with barrage balloons flying. SV and CU troops on barge. FULL CU troops on barge. GV barges with balloons flying approaching beach and explosions. Shot from invasion barge showing BV troops and explosion. GV explosions and troops running up beach. LV more barges arriving on beach and explosions. SV landing flap of barge down onto beach. SBV troops running out of barge. LV troops running up beach and explosions, barge and balloon in background. GV troops running up beach and explosions, barge and balloon in background. GV troops out of barges. GV showing troops running up beach, barges and two balloons in background. Big GV showing troops running up beach and barges in background. GV showing buildings for exercising street fighting - explosion. SV troops running between buildings pan - explosion. LV explosion in street. SV pan troops running thru street to building. CUBV soldier firing gun from window. LTV explosion in street near buildings. STV soldier in pull of water with gun. SV soldier firing rifle from building. LV troops thru explosions with rifles. GV troops moving thru street and explosions. STV explosion and troops running to take cover.

    Military - Active, United States of America
    Background: Film showing US troops undertaking combat training excercises.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC8FKU5DBX68FAKJN70CZ412BU
    Media URN:
    VLVAC8FKU5DBX68FAKJN70CZ412BU
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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