• Short Summary

    Men of Royal Army Medical Corps training under mock battle conditions.

  • Description

    Part of issue IN THE MOOD.

    Location of events unknown.

    Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) in training under mock battle conditions. M/S of RAMC men guiding walking wounded and carry stretchers. They duck from explosions. The wounded are taken to makeshift medical tent - a lorry covered with a tarpaulin. Various shots of jeep being transported across lake on barge, whilst under fire. The jeep is rigged up as ambulance to carry stretcher cases. Various shots of RAMC men taking stretcher cases across lake by rowing a makeshift raft (hay bales covered in tarpaulin). M/S of RAMC man swimming across lake. He fixes up two ropes. Two more RAMC men, with stretcher harnessed between them, cross lake using ropes.

    Note: although this is an army exercise some shots could pass as genuine battle scenes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1572.05
    Media URN:
    50460
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:30:00 / 01:08:26:00
    Canister:
    NSP 410

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