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  • Short Summary

    Signal Corps training in semaphore in a field.

  • Description

    Signalmen Training - Semaphore.

    Location of events unknown.

    British Signal Corps train at semaphore drill. Group of signal men stand in field; each holding 2 flags; pointed down toward ground in front. All together; they move the flags into different positions in a code. Then; CU of a soldier with only one flag; moving it around really quickly; as another soldier marks in a notepad. Maybe giving him a test; or else trying to decode.

    World War One; communications.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1918.43
    Media URN:
    73333
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:39:00 / 01:51:18:00
    Canister:
    ON 135 L

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