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  • Short Summary

    British troops practice digging, shelling c. 1915.

  • Description

    Kitchener's army - training in trench digging and signalling.

    Troops (Kitchener's Army) practice digging trenches. Soldiers at work w/ pickaxes; breaking up ground; pan rt. on another bunch of soldiers doing same. Wide shot panning over area - masses of soldiers all digging up a park or field. Soldiers standing around a gun mounted on a stand.

    World War One. British Army training.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1916.05
    Media URN:
    73251
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:07:00 / 01:09:09:00
    Canister:
    ON 148 E

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