Troops Training - 'newcastle Special' AKA Manoeuvres (1914-1918)

  • Description

    Troops training - 'Newcastle Special'. Guys in uniform march up the street toward camera. The men head out into field; some stop and do something on the ground with tools. CU 2 men sit on ground; one talking into radio; the other writing in notebook -- getting message in code to be decoded later. Shot of a bunch of soldiers running toward a gate. Shot of soldiers on a hillside practising a rescue mission; getting a 'wounded' man onto a stretcher; and carrying it off. CU of soldier on hill; looking through binoculars; 2 others stand below. Then a silhouette of a soldier signalling with a flag; facing the sun. War games. In distance; masses of men running; flopping on their stomachs; running again. CU group of soldiers posing together while they eat lunch; drinking from canteens; etc. Pan along the group. One guy has a trombone. Then more of the same. Military; training. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:1858.01
  • Owner

    British Pathé
  • Source

    Youtube (Youtube)
  • License

    What does this mean? Standard Youtube License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 11 months ago
    Viewed: 913 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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