Gurkhas and paratroopers on manoeuvres on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire.
Unissued / unused material.
Gurkhas in nuclear exercise, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire.
Various shots of large explosion - it is supposed to simulate a nuclear explosion. Ground to air shots of paratroopers leaving aircraft, pan down as they descend. LS troops running along grassy ridge.
Various shots Gurkhas in combat dress eating food from mess cans. Various shots Gurkhas eating food. Various shots Gurkhas in foxhole firing new rifle. Various shots Gurkha soldier sharpening his knife.
Various shots Gurkhas during exercise: they jump in & out of foxholes & run about derelict house. CU Gurkha with knife in his mouth. LS simulated nuclear explosion. LS paratroopers landing. Various shots Gurkha troops & paratroopers on exercise.
Date on dope sheet is 30/08/1962.