• Short Summary

    Amphibian tanks are used in mock up beach raid with royal marines.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Marines Lay On Farewell Operation".

    Fremington Beach, Devon. 34th Amphibian support regiment stage last commando raid before disbanding.

    LS amphibious tanks coming towards beach.

    CU the caterpillar track of a tank revolving in the water.

    LS aerial view of the tanks going towards beach.

    CU as the flap of a tank is lowered Royal Marine Commandos tumble out.

    MS a helicopter hovering overhead.

    LS Aerial view of the scene on the beach showing heavy tracks in the sand made by the vehicles.

    MS CU Troops lying down in the sand made by the vehicles. MS CU troops lying down in the sand and advancing.

    LS Aerial view of 2 lines of tanks moving up. CU Ground shot of the same.

    MS a helicopter hovering overhead. MS rocket batteries and flame throwers in action. MS Men running up with fresh supplies of rockets. CU a blazing tank.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1193.27
    Media URN:
    41155
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/09/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:07:00 / 01:54:51:00
    Canister:
    47/74

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "LS amphibious tanks coming towards beach" - these are LVT(A)-4 amphibious landing craft.

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