• Short Summary

    Irish troops are seen out on manoeuvres, training with machine guns and artillery.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "On Guard In The Outposts Of Peace".

    Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    MSs. of contingents of Irish soldiers marching through streets towards camera, they all wear German style steel helmets.

    GV Pan along line of Irish army armoured cars and other vehicles drawn up to inspection on parade ground.

    VS of units of the Irish army on manoeuvres. They jump from lorry, unload their equipment and then advance cautiously over fields and set up machine guns and open fire.

    CU Irish army officer.

    VS of artillery unit loading their light field guns onto lorries.

    LS Irish troops climbing into their troop lorries and sitting in them in the German style back to back along centre of lorry.

    VS of a convoy made up of Army motorcyclists, staff cars and troop carrying lorries driving along open country road with fighter planes and Lysanders flying over them.

    (Dublin reel)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:21:00 / 01:37:23:00
    40/54 (Dublin)

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