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  • Short Summary

    Good material of French ski troops using dogs to help them in the mountains.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.


    A group of St. Bernard dogs pull a small sledge along over snow. Good shots of soldier in mountain gear making his away along snow covered track. More shots of French Alpine troops making their way through sparsely wooded mountain area.

    CU of skis moving. More shots of troops and St. Bernards. A soldier puts on his helmet and moves off. More shots of men and dogs. One of the dogs is carrying ammunition pouches on his back. Shots of dogs in trees. Soldier takes ammo from dog's pouch and hands it to a Bren machine gun team. Nice CU of soldier and dog. More shots of dog. The ski patrol set off across the mountains. They use their ski poles as a rifle rest. More shots of dogs and soldiers.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:56:00 / 01:43:53:00
    UN 165 A

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