• Short Summary

    Men of the South African Coastal Defence Corps train among the sand dunes.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Title reads: "African Mirror No. 146. To Defend Our Shores."

    South Africa.

    Members of the South African Coastal Defence Corps train at a camp in the Cape. The men receive training in using Bren and Vickers machine guns. Good shots as they train with their gas masks.

    Soldiers do bayonet drill.

    Various shots of women volunteers in open air kitchen preparing food for the men. Food is served and eaten.

    Various shots of troops performing manoeuvres / exercise in sand dunes on the coast. Troops run about as if in combat. Troops ready weapons like mortars, Bren guns and rifles.

    Shots of Defence Corps marching behind band.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    600.09
    Media URN:
    59382
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:00:00 / 01:12:39:00
    Canister:
    UN 180 I

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