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Title:ISLE OF WIGHT DEFENCES; POOLE HARBOUR DEFENCES [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 27-2
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Kew Street. 219 Anti-aircraft Battery practice action. Shots of gun crew running to stations and gun crew working. Range-finders, predictors, gun crew with anti-aircraft gun.
Shots of searchlight and crew.
Mobile Reserve of Black Watch turning out for action and demonstrating Alert drill. Platoon runs out on alarm. In bus. Cyclists and carriers arrive. Black Watch disembarks at point of deployment, deploys along railway line.
At Haven Street - Carriers arrive and unload bren gun crews. Bren gun in position. Carriers having picked up gun crew, they move up through gate to capture "enemy" - mock enemy captured.
At Ashley Down - Royal Militia of Jersey move out of dugout up to first position of attack.
Shots of coast defences of Green Howards at Poole Harbour - 6-inch naval guns manned by Canadian gunners on Brownsea Island.