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  • Short Summary

    World War One. Trench bombing; warfare; etc.

  • Description

    Western Front, France.

    World War One. Trench bombing; warfare; etc. Opens with some soldiers putting on gas masks that look like potato sacks or horror film villain. They tuck masks into their jackets; one man puts hat on top--pan along the soldiers. GV of countryside at the front; with long winding trench; some snow on the ground; no people visible. Bicycle rescue team find an injured man. GV looking from trench to fort in distance; hats of soldiers barely visible; catapult device leaning against trench wall. DS Soldier loading tin-can-shaped bomb into cannon. Soldier standing on step s into trench watching 2 others at rt.; pan to soldier holding up big gun (or mini cannon) mounted on frame. DS narrow curved trench; soldiers in gas masks in trench; mostly hidden from view; they are spraying something. continuation of bicycle brigade rescue team footage. One of the bicyclists lifts wounded soldier (bandaged head) they found in the field onto a makeshift seat between two bikes; another of them folds his bicycle into carrying position. They push the bikes along with the injured man between them.

    Medicine; first aid.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:17:00 / 01:49:42:00
    ON 016 E

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