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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Training at the 54th Division Battle Training School at Aldeburgh, Suffolk. Shooting at a moving target, hauling an anti-tank gun, a river crossing exercise and attacking an enemy pillbox.
Description: 1 and 2 March. A rifleman firing at a moving target. The target moving and disappearing from view as a hit is scored. Students hauling an anti-tank gun are cheered on by their fellow students. Student spectators laughing and cheering. The gun surrounded by officers and students. Captain Chapman, one of the instructors, tries out a reconnaissance boat on land. The assault boat before being erected. A party arrives and erects the boat. Captain French sets out in a reconnaissance boat with a supply of thunder flashes to give "under fire" effects. A party carrying an assault boat to the water and launching it. The assault boat under mortar fire. The assault party entering a smokescreen prior to landing. The assault party about to land. The final assault on the pillbox by infantry. The second wave of attack coming through a smokescreen. Firing a success signal with a Very pistol after the capture of the pillbox.