• Short Summary

    Men of Eastern Command training in Bren gun carriers.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Army of Steel goes into action".

    Eastern Command, exact location unknown.

    Various shots of soldiers sitting in front of armoured cars (Bren gun carriers). They sit on grass, some play cards. C/U of officer blowing a whistle. M/S of the men jumping up from grass and getting into their vehicles. Various shots of about a hundred Bren gun carriers racing en masse across a field. The armoured cars stop and the men leap out and set up machine guns. Various C/Us of soldiers lying in field firing machine guns.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1117.34
    Media URN:
    38937
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/06/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:37:00 / 01:47:49:00
    Canister:
    41/50

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