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Title:WITH THE ITALIAN FORCES IN PALESTINE [Main Title]
Film Number:IWM 8
Summary: Training and camp life of the Italian Contingent of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, Palestine Front, 1917 (?).
Description: The film opens with the Italians practising grenade throwing. Next, scenes of the contingent's field kitchens. The hospital tent, with wounded arriving for treatment. Bersaglieri marching at the double. Some Carabinieri mounting guard on the camp. A camel train arrives with supplies. Bersaglieri practise musketry from a shallow trench, finishing with a bayonet charge. There are general scenes of life in the camp, soldiers washing, a barber, and troops practising physical training.
Production Details: War Office Cinema Committee (Production sponsor)
Topical Film Company (Production company)
Jeapes, Harold (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Egyptian Expeditionary Force, Italian Contingent (regiment/service)
Royal Italian Army & Italian Contingent, Egyptian Expeditionary Force (regiment/service)
Keywords: training, Italian military - weapons (object name)
medical, Italian military - emergency (object name)
society, Italian military - hygiene (object name)
Turkey & Palestine (geography)