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51331: Battle training

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Soldiers (not wearing packs) advancing at a slow run through low barbed wire. Most probably either staged for the camera or filmed during training.

History

Identifier

1833.mpg | CXTIWMFILMvsom21.mpg

Subject

Allied Forces | Fighting Men | Landscape | Somme | Western Front

Creator

War Office

Date

June/July 1916

Date Created

01/06/1916

Temporal Date

31/07/1916

Spatial

Somme

Source

VHS copy of original film

Medium

VHS copy of original film

Type

Footage

Contributor

Everett Sharp

Rights

The Imperial War Museum

Collection ID

The Battle of the Somme, Part 3, Caption 31 | The Battle of the Somme, Part 3, Caption 32

Repository Name

Imperial War Museum Film and Video Archive

Repository Address

Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, London, SE1 6HZ, UK

Publisher

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive

Producer

Jury, W. F.