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Title:MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT VISIT BATTLE SCHOOL [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 432/1
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: MPs from various places including Islington and Dartford visit the 53rd Divisional Battle School at Dean Park, Sevenoaks, Kent.
Description: The MPs on arrival at the Battle School. General Sir Bernard Paget, Commander-in-Chief, Home Forces and Major-General R T Ross, Commanding Officer of the 53rd Division. The Battle School Commander Lieutenant-Colonel Ripley explaining the benefits of battle training to the MPs. The MPs going to the battle course. Panning shot of the MPs watching a battle drill carried out by the students. A group of MPs riding in a carrier to the course. MPs climbing into a carrier. MPs seated in the moving carrier. The carrier going over a bump on the rough ground. MPs watching the students rope crawling. Groups of MPs mounting carriers and being driven off. MPs watching troops in action on the assault course. Close-ups of the MPs watching the training.