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Title:PATHE GAZETTE (1925) - GETTING READY FOR THE GREAT MANOEUVRES [Main Title]
Film Number:IWM 1064-03d
Summary: Newsreel item on Army manoeuvres on Salisbury Plain, summer 1925.
Description: A line of Vickers Medium Mark I tanks, almost wheel-to-wheel, "greatly improved and much speedier than those in the Great War". A Dragon tows an 18-pounder Mark IV field gun along a road. At a field bakery back at the camp food is prepared for the soldiers, who are mainly Welsh Guards.
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army (regiment/service)
British Army, Welsh Guards (regiment/service)
Keywords: armour, British - tank: Vickers Medium Mark I (object name)
armour, British - carrier: Dragon (object name)
society, British military - sustenance (object name)
training, British military - combat (object name)
Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, 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: 86 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