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    British army manoeuvres at Aldershot. Hampshire.

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    British Army manoeuvres at Aldershot. Hampshire.

    Shot of soldiers marching across field inspected by British Officer (?). M/S of soldiers sitting on and standing around vehicle which says 'Australia' on the front. Some soldiers are on bicycles. They wave at the camera.

    WWI. Soldiers ford river on horseback at left; then ride up the bank and return over bridge on rt. Others approach from behind cam. and ford river; going in opposite direction A soldier on a bicycle rides across bridge; heading away - looks like he has rifle sticking up under his cape - which gives him an odd angular look. Another cyclist; team of horses; pulling Supplies; then a few more guys on horseback soldiers walk off down road to left; a man (silhouette) is standing in field in BG. Next a bizarre shot of a soldier in a field of cattle; he seems to be walking w/ tiny steps. Soldiers relax on a break; recline or sit on the ground; reading fragments of newspaper/ guy driving tractor in BG.

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    Film ID:
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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:50:00 / 01:47:43:00
    ON 195 E

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