By continuing to use this site without changing your cookie settings,
and for us to access our cookies on your device.
Title:PATHE GAZETTE (1923 approximately) - REALISM AT THE ALDERSHOT MILITARY TATTOO [Main Title]
Film Number:IWM 1064-03b
Summary: Newsreel item on an Aldershot Military Tattoo, early 1920s.
Description: A Medium D tank comes up to the camera, and past it on to a stream. Sappers demonstrate how to blow up a 'bridge' made of hardboard on dry land. A Vickers Medium Mark I tank manoeuvres with Infantry. Sappers rebuild the 'bridge' and mule teams are led over it.
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Royal Engineers (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Tank Corps (regiment/service)
Keywords: training, British military - combat (object name)
training, British military - specialist: demolition (object name)
animals, mammals: mule (object name)
armour, British - tank: Tank Medium D (object name)
armour, British - tank: Vickers Medium Mark I (object name)
ceremonies, British - display: military tattoo (object name)
Aldershot, Hampshire, England, UK (geography)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Silent
Soundtrack language: None
Title language: English
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 71 ft; Running time: 2 mins
Notes: Technical: this item is currently held on the same reel as films IWM 1064-03a-f, the can is marked as IWM 1064-03