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Summary: A report on an exercise to test US troops' clothing and equipment in cold winter conditions.
Description: The film opens with a general introduction to the three films covering the three trials carried out in differing types of cold conditions (see related items), and explains the need for this kind of exercise. This trial is carried out in Wisconsin in heavy snow conditions. The troops set up camp and perform a number of tasks to test their clothing, weapons, accommodation, transport and their own endurance.
Production Country: United States of America
Production Details: United States War Department (Production sponsor)
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Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: English
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 3
Footage: 2190 ft; Running time: 25 mins