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  • Short Summary

    Tanks and other mechanical transport are used in army manoeuvres on Salisbury Plain.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Salisbury Plain. A 'Battle of Machines' is the feature of this year's Army manoeuvres - when 'Southland's' army of 150 tanks and 15 armoured cars invade 'Northland' with its 50 tanks, 35 armoured cars and 2,000 cavalry!"

    Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire.

    Tanks move about town street on their way to manoeuvres. VS tanks along road.

    Soldiers ride horses through street. Horse stand to one side as small vehicles drive past.

    Field artillery guns fire. A mechanical tractor moves a field gun into place.

    More shots of cavalry troops riding along road.

    N.B. This version was misfiled with material for 30/37.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    745.12
    Media URN:
    7827
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:51:00 / 01:21:35:00
    Canister:
    30/30

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