• Short Summary

    British troops scale cliffs and charge barbed wire beach defences with bayonets fixed.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Invasion Exercises by British Troops".

    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots of soldiers climbing a cliff with full kit and weapons. Various shots of a smoke screen being laid with mortars. Various shots of the troops charging a beach. They cross the barbed wire defences and charge across the sand dunes in a bayonet attack. Some shots could pass as real battle scenes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1111.46
    Media URN:
    38685
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/04/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:41:00 / 01:51:46:00
    Canister:
    41/30

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