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Summary: A report on an exercise to test US troops' clothing and equipment in cold winter conditions.
Description: As with the first film in this series of three (TASK FORCE FROST - see related items), the troops in this film carry out a number of trials to determine the limitations of their equipment, clothing, weapons, etc. This trial takes place in the cold, wet and windy conditions of Adak Island in the Aleutians. Particular problems are encountered with the difficult terrain.
Production Country: United States of America
Production Details: United States War Department (Production sponsor)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: English
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 5
Footage: 3400 ft (ca)