Italian troops on "Ancient Wall" manoeuvres between the Adriatic and the Austrian border.
GV.s Troops advancing. LS. Line of infantry troops. LS. Troops with field gun. MS. Officers with map. LS. Bringing up, and preparing field gun. LS. Pack mules bringing up equipment MS. Admiral Carney and General Scarpa. LS. and MS. Carney and Scarpa looking at map. Ms. Two officers talking. LS. (elevated) (Officers watching the manoeuvres. Ms. Officer, looking through binoculars. CU. Map. LS. Troops climbing up hillside, LS. and MS. Officers watching manoeuvres CU. Map. LS. Large group of officers and observers looking at map. LS. Troops crossing field. MS. Machine gun crew at the 'ready" LS. Troops advancing across field. MS. Machine gun firing. MS. Troops running across field. MS. Officers and observers watching manoeuvres LS. Shells exploding. Ground to air: Fighter crossing overhead. LS. Shells bursting in the distance. Ground to Air: Four fighters streaking overhead. LS. Shots of tanks travelling across field. LS. Tanks and crews lined up for inspection. CU. Tank driver. LS. Tanks, Bren gun carriers and crews lined up for inspection MS. Signor Randolfo Pacciardi, Italian Minister of Defence. LS. and MS. Pacciardi speaking. LS. Troops on parade. MS. Carney with other officers. MS. Officers pointing to map. MS. Officers talking. LS. Smokescreen.LS. Tanks moving into position,LS. Anti tank gun at readiness. LS. Tanks and troops advancing. (Comb. Lav.)