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  • Short Summary

    Portuguese horse artillery in action on field.

  • Description

    Portuguese Expedition - General Battery Firing.

    Location of events unknown.

    Portuguese horse artillery in action; battle scenes. Horses charge past camera; pull guns up grassy hill; as fast as possible. GV valley w/ rows of small trees - looks like hot climate place. Soldiers set up guns; fire - pan across. Shot of one of the field guns; w/ clouds of smoke behind it. Then same shots are repeated - 2nd time may be a bit better. Horses now run up rocky hill. Led by horse & rider; then team pulling wagon. Shot looking down gradual incline of soldiers w/ the field guns in place; ready for action - the men loading and firing guns. CU team of Portuguese soldiers at a field gun; loading & firing.

    Also ON 236 J.

    World War One; military; weapons.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:37:00 / 01:11:52:00
    ON 137 B

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