• Short Summary

    Good footage of South African Armoured Cars on manoeuvres.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Title reads: "African Mirror No. 104 - Armoured Fighting Vehicles in Strenuous Exercises.".

    South Africa.

    Dawn shots of South African soldiers preparing in camp. A soldier has a shave. An egg is boiled for breakfast. Pan across line of armoured cars. Group of officers discuss plans.

    Soldiers climb into armoured cars to set off for their exercise.

    The vehicles set off across scrubland. Quick shot of a motorcycle dispatch rider speeding along road. More shots of armoured cars.

    Ground to air shot of plane overhead. (An enemy plane in the day's manoeuvres).

    Various shots of a mock battle between infantry and armoured cars.

    MS to CU as a tank comes over wall towards camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    598.17
    Media URN:
    59347
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:39:00 / 01:41:37:00
    Canister:
    UN 178 B

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