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    Allied army exercises / manoeuvres - Exercise 'King's Men' in Northern Norway.

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    Unused / unissued material -

    Northern Norway. Allied army exercises / manoeuvres - Exercise 'King's Men'.

    GV Norwegian Exercise HQ at Setrum. CU Sign showing name of exercise. MS Norwegian Colonel (Commander of Exercise), briefs French General, Danish Colonel and 3 Swedish Officers on the progress of the Battle situation. CU Norwegian General and French General. CU French General and Danish Colonel. VS of other officers. MS Sentry on guard. VS of troops using bicycles and skis to move about in the snow. VS Norwegian Colonel briefs Swedish observers. CU US Colonel. Infantry build show huts and dig in for enemy attack. Infantry soldier covers up snow marks. Tent, complete with snow and wind barrier around it. 105 mm anti-tank gun takes up position in snow hut to cover possible advance on highway. Tent. Orange enemy tank well camouflaged, along mountainside with observer on look-out for Blue forces. Orange tanks being briefed by tank Commander for offensive action. Troops take off for tanks. Turret tops down and action station. Orange tanks go into action. Infantry machine gunners defending bridge. Invading enemy force is compelled to retreat, tank crews return to stations after a job well done.

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    Film ID:
    2596.22
    Media URN:
    69890
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:04:00 / 01:58:45:00
    Canister:
    UN 3071 C

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