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  • Short Summary

    Gurkhas are amongst soldiers taking part in army exercises around Wiltshire.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Army exercises. Larkhill and Heytesbury, Wiltshire.

    Various shots Gurkhas marching and parading on Square. Various shots Gurkha band (bagpipes) marching on Square. Various shots Gurkhas at rifle and bren gun practise. Various shots Gurkhas on patrol in new combat uniform. Various shots of officers with their wives and families watching the exercise.

    Various shots as three helicopters bring dismantled gun and land with crew. Various shots as gun is assembled. Various shots Bristol 192 helicopter landing with 105 mm Howitzer gun. Various shots of the gun crew preparing and firing the Howitzer.

    Various shots officers and families watching the display. Drive past of the Corporal and Thunderbird mobile firing platforms. MS soldiers walking towards camera. MS the School of Artillery flag flying.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2956.03
    Media URN:
    84942
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:12:00 / 01:07:30:00
    Canister:
    UN 3346 A

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