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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: No. 4 Commando, Special Service Brigade in a mock seaborne raid on cliffs near Zennor, St Ives, Cornwall known as The Brandys. The exercise was a seaborne landing on an area with no beach, followed by a climb with full kit up vertical cliffs to seize a target.
Description: Commandos climbing up a cliff, carrying various equipment. Mortars and Lewis guns being hauled up the cliffs by ropes. The ledge where a landing is to be attempted. Commandos climbing the cliff and men giving covering fire. The Commandos advance under cover towards the objective. Men leaping forwards and charging over walls. The Landing Craft Transport arrives, carrying landing craft and men. The front of the LCT being lowered. A landing craft is pushed out. Landing craft drawing up to the coast. Rough seas at the landing places as the boats approach. Men landing from the craft. The outline of the cliff. Commandos climbing the cliffs after landing. The Tank Landing Craft from high up the cliff. Commandos advancing in parties of three or four under cover. Close ups of feet crawling. Men advancing at the double.