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  • Short Summary

    New psychological and medical tests used to assess army recruits in France.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Army Recruiting Selection Centres at Fort de Vincennet, France - modern methods to test enlisted men's aptitudes.

    MS young recruits marching past camera. MS & CU interior recruiting centre, young men enlisting. MS & CU interior recruiting centre where young men enlisting. MS & CU recruiting staff. Various shots of recruits having psychological tests and medical examinations. MS of recruit taking seat before officer. MS officer seated at table. MS of recruit rising and officer handing him book.

    Various shots soldiers in action - flashing signal lamp, manning field gun, walking up hill with rucksacks.

    Various library shots of army conscripts / new recruits from early 1930s, we see them saying goodbye to their loved ones. CU 1930s bugler. MS soldiers coming out of barracks (1930s). Various shots soldiers learning how to march and salute (1930s).

    Date on dope sheet is 12/09/1957.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2566.22
    Media URN:
    68953
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:32:00 / 01:24:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 3004 A

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