• Short Summary

    Men of the Royal Engineers show off skills at crossing rivers and blowing things up.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Demonstration of Military Engineering".

    VS of army Royal Engineers demonstrating their latest methods for crossing a river one by means of collapsible boats and the other with the aid of small floating pontoons and connecting planks that enable a squad of men to cross.

    MSs. and CUs. of engineers at work digging shallow pits and laying land mines.

    CU Soldier showing his camouflaged helmet and the hole which he hides in. His helmet matches the field in which he is entrenched.

    LSs.& MSs. of land mines exploding in field and demolishing two telegraph poles in the field.

    LS of large explosion.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1045.02
    Media URN:
    20792
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:10:00 / 01:02:19:00
    Canister:
    40/40

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