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    ANZAC troops use camels to build sandbag emplacement.

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    Sandbag emplacement.

    ANZAC troops in desert in Middle-East are helped by Arabs with their camels. MS people & camel in front of 10-12' wall of big sandbags. Camel is sitting on ground with sandbags on its back. Arab man at front and Arab boy at back get the camel to stand - the boy is pulled up and thrown down in the process.

    MS man leading camel away towards wall. CU of Australian soldiers posing with kneeling camel joking around. One man is flashing his hand in front of camel's mouth; then his hat - trying to see if camel will try to bite. Another man climbs on camel's back. Meanwhile; some of their mates; along with the young boy are working in background.

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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:
    01:06:58:00 / 01:07:37:00
    ON 181 B

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