• Short Summary

    Belgian Commandos carry out manoeuvres at Marche-les-Dames. Belgium.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Belgian Commando manoeuvres. Marche-les-Dames, Belgium.

    LS castle at Marche-les-Dames. MS castle with Commando sign in foreground. CU soldier saluting with gun. LS inspection of tents. LS pan from visitors to graves. Various shots of graves. Various shots Commando troops training over assault course. Various shots river Meuse with mountains in background. MS soldier with headphones and microphone on. Various shots soldiers swimming in river. MS's as soldiers swim ashore. MS soldiers running. LS soldiers on way to river with dinghies. MS soldiers crossing river in dinghies. MS Commando running. Commandos cross river in dinghies. MS dinghies pulled ashore after soldiers land. LS Commando troops advance. Various shots as soldiers cross railway. CU soldier with sten gun, pan up to sign 'Attention-Let OP'. LS Commando on way to mountains.

    Various shots soldiers crossing and running by railway. Various shots as they start to climb mountains and take obstacles, Major-General watches them. MS soldiers climbing rocks, watched by Major-General Verhaeghen. LS jeeps on their way to front. Various shots moving jeeps. LS mortar fire. Various shots jeep passing with machine gun firing. Various shots attack by jeeps. MS jeeps moving in foreground. Various shots soldier on jeep. MS Major General Verhaeghen and staff discussing manoeuvres. MS's soldiers in action with bren guns. LS supplies being dropped by parachute. LS flame throwers in action. CU soldier explaining the working of a flame thrower. Various shots the Major-General thanking Commanding Officer. MS Commando. LS as Major-General thanks troops.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:27:00 / 01:10:07:00
    UN 2486 A

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