• Short Summary

    Top American officers watch their soldiers on manoeuvres in Georgia.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Title reads: "Sherman On Deck As Brass Sees Army Show". American voiceovered newsreel item.

    Fort Benning, Georgia, United States of America (USA).

    CU Admiral Sherman, General Vandenburg pan to American Secretary of Defence Louis A Johnson and General Omar Bradley. GV Officers watching manoeuvres, pan to manoeuvres.

    MV Men using Infantry tank artillery. GV Infantry tank artillery on jeep being fired. GV Manoeuvres. LV Line of tanks firing. SV Tank firing. LV Line of tanks firing. GV Manoeuvres LV Jet aircraft strafing up targets. LV Rocket firing jets plane strafing target. GV Rockets bursting on ground. GV Manoeuvres. LV Tank attacking. Shell burst in front LV Target tank hit. LV Target tank burning. Shells bursting on ground. GV Shells bursting on ground.

    Possibly connected with 49/91 - MD.
    Cataloguers Note: Spelling Variations - Vandenburg or Vandenberg

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1532.37
    Media URN:
    60053
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:18:00 / 01:50:07:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 073 I

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