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Title:ATS TRAINING CENTRE, MIDDLE EAST [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 227/1
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) recruits at a camp in Sarafand, Palestine. The women are from Palestine, Yemen, Transjordan, India and there are also Jewish exiles from Europe. The staff are mainly British. Drills. Driving and vehicle maintenance instruction. Lectures. Physical Training instruction.
Description: ATS sitting on a bench with instructress at blackboard. Instructress writing on blackboard and talking to ATS. Close up of ATS women taking notes. Pan along lines of ATS. Women doing Physical Training (PT) with arms outstretched. ATS on a lorry. Women jumping out of lorry. Lorry arriving at camp. Women in civilian clothes dismounting from lorry with kit. Party of women walking into camp with kit. Party walking through grounds under trees.