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Title:BRITISH TROOPS ATTEND A BATTLE SCHOOL SET UP BY THE 59TH (STAFFORDSHIRE) DIVISION (PART 1) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:A70 110-7
Summary: Newly-arrived reinforcements for the 59th (Staffordshire) Division familiarise themselves with the workings of a selection of commonly-used German weapons at a divisional battle school at Vienne-en-Bassin.
Description: The trainees inspect the workings of Mauser Kar 98K rifles, an 8.0cm mortar, numerous MG 34 and MG 42 light machine-guns, several Teller mines and two anti-tank weapons, a 'Panzerfaust' projectile and the tube-like Raketenpanzerbüsche 43 8.8cm 'bazooka', commonly known as a 'Panzerschreck'.
Notes: Note: See with A70 110-8 and 9 for footage shot at 59th Division's battle-school and refer to A70 110-3 for material taken at 6th Airborne Division's mine-school where German weapons were used for training purposes.
Remarks: Best seen with the items of footage listed above.