• Short Summary

    German tanks are tested out on live firing range in South Wales.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "S. Wales. Panzers On The Range".

    Castlemartin Firing Range, South Wales.

    GV Two German tanks riding over rough ground towards camera taking up position for mock tank battle. CU Tank pass camera. Shot from Turret showing gun as it travels forward. GV Tanks manoeuvring into position. SV Ditto.

    CU Commander Lt. Col. Earl Wilhelm Von Kleist looking through Binoculars. GV Tanks in position one firing. CU Tank firing it then moves backwards to manoeuvre again for another position. GV Tanks continue to manoeuvre one fires. Angle shot of the large gun on tank traversing. Shot from turret of tank ditto. CU German in tank looking out of turret. CU Gun firing. GV Shell Bursting.

    SV German officer and men being served with food. SV Members of German crew being given machine gun instruction. SV Ditto, CU German officer. GV. Tanks lined up in front of firing range. Angle shot German officer looking through glasses. GV All the tanks firing a Salvo. CU Tanks firing. a salvo. CU Tanks firing. GV Shells bursting on range.

    CU British officer looking through type of telescope. SV Tanks firing. GV Shells bursting. SV Germans watching standing alongside British soldier. SV Tanks firing Salvo. GV Tanks firing salvo.

    (Pathe Neg.)

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:36:00 / 01:46:52:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    "Earl Wilhelm Von Kleist" should read Karl-Wilhelm von Kleist, (of Panzerbataillon 84).

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