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  • Short Summary

    Footage of soldiers learning to build temporary bridges.

  • Description

    Aldershot - Recruits taught to construct bridges.

    World War one. New recruits taught to build bridges; at Aldershot; England. Shot of the men standing on riverbank. One guy throws rope across. Profile shot - man on other side catches rope; pulls. GV another bridge construction - -part of bridge framework sticking out from bank; soldier standing on this; driving in a pole w/ a big mallet. Tools. Another view of this: pan along river; man pounding w/ mallet;a bunch of soldiers carrying long boards (?) past in BG. Soldiers push long piece (looks like long board; w/ a rope pulling it into a slight curved shape) into water

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2330.20
    Media URN:
    74884
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:44:00 / 01:30:37:00
    Canister:
    ON 194 G

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