Task Force Frigid from U.S. army on arctic manoeuvres in Alaska and Aleutian Islands.
Unissued / Unused material.
Task Force Frigid. The U.S. Army on Arctic manoeuvres at Firbanks Alaska and Adak, in the Aleutian Islands.
L/S base. Various shots fur coated men and army jeeps amid the snowy wastes. C/U sign 'AGF Task Force Frigid'. More shots of the soldiers in snow. M/S's of a gun crew silhouetted against the snow firing a gun. L/S of the scattered huts of the army encampment at Adak, Aleutian Islands. Mountains dominate the background. Various shots tanks churning through deep mud and snow. C/U the caterpillar tread on a tank revolving uselessly as the vehicle flounders in the mud.
M/S man on field telephone. M/S other soldiers in the snow. M/S soldier lighting flame in ground. M/S two men digging hut out of the snow. C/U a fur coated, fur hooded photographer checking over his camera. C/U of a man with ice covered moustache. C/U of a man with icicles hanging from his fur cap and collar. M/S's man sat in front of rope, camera pans up it and it stops in mid-air, appearing to have frozen solid.
Cataloguer's note: date of item: 17/2/1947.