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  • Short Summary

    New Zealand troops arriving at Base Camp and drilling with Bren guns and armoured vehicles.

  • Description

    Unused / Unissued Material - dates unclear or unknown

    Presumably North Africa.

    WS. New Zealand Desert Patrol moving across Desert. LS. Armoured vehicle packed with soldiers followed by trucks pulling artillery guns LS. Trucks pulling artillery guns. LS. Trucks and guns arrive at base camp. LS. Troops unhitching guns and setting them up. MS. Troops setting up guns. WS. Gun crew preparing for firing. MS. Lining up the range finder and digging in. MS. Crew climbing into machine gun nest. MS. Machine gun nests and camp visible behind. WS. Soldiers digging in. MS. Tea Break. WS. Column of vehicles preparing to leave and pulling away. WS. Troops on Parade. WS. Troops on Parade ground line of soldiers marching. WS. Parade ground. WS. Soldiers marching on parade. LS. Soldiers marching with rifles. WS. Rifle drill on parade ground. MS. Soldiers on parade. WS. Parade ground. LS. Troops march past camera. MS. Flag pan down to bugler. LS. Line of Bren guns soldiers approach and lay down. LS. Machine gun practice. MS. Machine gun practice. CU. Bren gun practice. WS. Soldiers collect their Bren guns and move to their next position. LS. Bren gun crews clearing from their positions. LS. Line of soldiers run and throw hand grenades. LS. Armoured machine gun carriers seen through clouds of sand. WS. Machine gun carrier races towards camera pan with it as it goes. WS. Machine gun carriers drilling WS Bren gun carriers and light tanks. Various shots of light armoured vehicles.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:16:00 / 01:34:53:00
    UN 222 B

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