• Short Summary

    British soldiers undergo a tough course which involves swimming and climbing in full kit.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Hardening process British army style.

    Somewhere in Britain, exact location unknown.

    M/S's as teams of four soldiers throw 80 pound beams in the air as a strengthening exercise. M/S's of men practising unarmed combat on the cobblestones. Various shots of the men scaling a brick wall with full kit. Various shots as they wade into the river and start to swim with full kit and rifles. Various shots as they climb out at the other end. They stand in a line laughing and shaking out their kit and clothes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1121.01
    Media URN:
    39047
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:24:00 / 01:02:12:00
    Canister:
    41/34

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