Footage troops in training, bayonet practise.
Training recruits signalling, bayoneting. Location of events unknown.
World War One. New British Army recruits in training. Bayonet practice - but w/o the bayonets. Two men look like they're fencing w/ rifles - they wear helmet/masks; padded jackets; big gloves. Officer stands nearby; giving directions. This is some sort of exhibition - the men are in an open space surrounded by spectators standing in BAG; city buildings beyond. Group of soldiers each holding 2 flags; all move them in the same positions at once. Trees & hills in Bg. Pan on soldiers breaking up ground w/ pick-axes; in area w/ several trees; Communication; code; semaphore; weapons.