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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Men in training at the 54th Division Battle Training School at Aldeburgh, Suffolk.
Description: Infantry advancing through a smokescreen under heavy fire. A Bren gun section crawling through thick gorse. In the background is a 25 pounder artillery gun. Close-up of a gorse fire in the captured enemy positions. Platoons under the command of two privates. Platoons advancing through a smokescreen under mortar fire. A Churchill tank. Troops advancing through a smokescreen under the instruction of Captain Ashcroft. Thunder flashes. Students on parade being instructed by Sergeant Pickering. Students are given the order to mount their Bren carriers. An instructor sitting on a Bren carrier giving orders. Bren carriers travelling on the road. A Bren gunner in action. Rifle platoons under cover firing on enemy positions. Rifle platoons advancing from a wood under a heavy smokescreen. Riflemen attacking the enemy with bayonets. Infantry charging the enemy with thunder flashes. Close-up of a 2-inch mortar. Mortar bombs being fired. A Bren gun carrier going into action. A gorse fire caused by a Very light. Carrier crews and officers rushing towards the fire. Troops putting out the flames. Infantry and Bren gun platoons rushing into the wood. A light pistol being fired by the section commander. A recently fired mortar bomb. Royal Engineers explode a Bangalore Torpedo in a demonstration. The pillbox explodes. Troops rush forwards towards the pill box. A flame fougasse and a hedge-hopper fougasse are shown. The mixture is thrown into the air.