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  • Short Summary

    Cadets training to be radio operators at camp in desert - Palestine? Middle East?

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    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - locations and dates unclear or unknown.

    Middle East - Palestine / Israel ?

    Various shots cadets training in desert: we see them learning to be wireless operators. Various shots cadets assembling electrical equipment - radios? generators? Various shots cadets climbing telegraph poles. The cadets get into trucks and drive into desert. Various shots of cadets in different trucks operating radios and sending Morse code messages. Various shots cadets in vests and shorts doing physical fitness training: running in desert climbing ropes, leaping over gymnastic apparatus. Various shots cadets setting up camp. Various shots cadets marching.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:46:00 / 01:53:34:00
    UN 785 C

Comments (1)

  1. TuviaB says

    This video was taken in Giza, Egypt not Palestine/Israel. Notice the Great Pyramids at 3:21.
    Compare to this image taken on July 1940

    Thanks for this amazing website!

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