Footage of a Women's Battalion at drill and rest, one of eight fighting in the war with the Russians. Warsaw, Poland.
Item title reads - Poland's army of Amazons. This Women's Battalion, one of eight, has now been in action and suffered heavy casualties at Wilno. Warsaw, Poland.
M/S of two female soldiers in uniform sat on the ground, while another stands beside them with rifle and bayonet, the others stand up and smile at the camera. M/S of the women lying in their beds.
M/S of them marching across the parade ground in uniform, they kneel, then rise again and drill with their guns before marching on. C/U of one girl in uniform stood with some others. She laughs. C/U of another speaking. M/S of the ladies lined up with frying pans (?) they hold them in the air.
M/S of them doing arm stretching exercises - to the chest up and out to the side. M/S of women sat together. M/S as they wash their feet from a running pipe.