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  • Short Summary

    Nice footage of Women's Auxiliary Army Corps with trucks in 1916.

  • Description

    Miss Tommy Atkins - women working for the army in 1916.

    Location of events somewhere in Britain.

    Women's Auxiliary Army Corps at work. Opens with CU woman in uniform starting truck by cranking the handle. Truck starting to drive out of garage. Truck parked outside garage; two WAACs stand by it; one checks something on truck; they both climb in; drive truck toward camera; turn.

    Photographer taking picture of women soldiers by trucks. Army man looking toward garage entrance; 8 women come out. He seems to ask them to pose; they form 2 lines. One of the WAACs in front of others; talking to the guy; smiling.

    Note: film seems to have been transferred in reverse - all the registration numbers on the trucks are backwards - SL.

    Mechanic; transportation. World War One. Military; sexes.

    G 395 A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1856.26
    Media URN:
    71577
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:34:00 / 01:33:00:00
    Canister:
    ON 024 C

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