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Description: An insulator is hauled to a telegraph pole, and various cables attached. Shots of other cables being attached (with farmhouse in the background); a linesman kneels on the ground joining flex (we do not see his face). Four close-ups of linesmen looking up and directing operations. A sergeant prepares a field telephone, and lifts the receiver. A linesman climbs up a telegraph pole. Close-up of a man's shoulder (Royal Corps of Signals badge). Boxes of equipment are manually loaded onto a truck; linesmen are shown, working on an insulator and attaching cables, up a telegraph pole.
Production Details: Royal Air Force (Production company)
Mackinnon (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Royal Corps of Signals (regiment/service)
Keywords: buildings, French - residential: farmhouse (object name)
communications, British military - wire (object name)
engineering, military, British: laying of field telegraph (object name)
Normandy, France (geography)