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Title:WIRE CRUSHING DEMONSTRATION; PARACHUTE TRAINING [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 165
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: AYY 165/1. 31 Oct. 1941. SAS volunteers advance on barbed wire entanglements at training camp in Kabrit, Suez. Two soldiers throw themselves on the high wire to crush it down and the others run through. Soldiers cut wire with wire crushers.
AYY 165/2. 7 Nov. 1941. Kabrit. SAS parachute training by jumps from 8 feet high tower, from a railway truck and from a lorry travelling at 25 mph. Soldiers learning to fall properly.
AYY 165/3. 10 Nov. 1941. Shell bursting tests.