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    The power of the tank is shown in a display in Poole, Dorset.

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    Item title reads - Thrilling tank display by latest, fastest and mightiest tanks, concludes Corps' sports. Poole, Dorset.

    M/S as two tanks drive across the field and stop, a man on a horse rides past in the foreground. Men jump out of the tanks and takes bits from them then lay them on the grass in front. The tanks continue along. M/S as two other tanks drive around and over a small hill, the tracks go high in the air and over onto the ground on the other side, it drives on. M/S as two tanks crash through a tin shack, a horse jumps in fright.

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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:
    01:20:48:00 / 01:22:26:00
    G 1207

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  1. Unknown user says

    The first two vehicles in this clip are Rolls-Royce armoured cars, not tanks. They are followed by a display involving two tanks, the principal one being a British Mk V. The tanks shown in the last few seconds are British Vickers Medium Mark I.

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