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Summary: Fragmentary film of Canadian troops on the Western Front, probably during the Battle of Arras, April 1917.
Description: The Duke of Connaught is taken on a conducted tour over an old part of a battlefield (this visit took place on 17 March). Canadians in a rear position relax and smoke in dugouts. A tented rest camp. A long-range view of houses being shelled. More shellfire, possibly on a training range. Soldiers prepare to take heavy loads of ammunition and equipment on their backs forward from the rear areas through the trenches. Pan over an old battlefield with half-destroyed buildings. A tented camp with Canadian gunners exercising their horses. Men of the Tank Corps do maintenance work on their Mark IV tanks; one man draws an elaborate Maple Leaf on the nose of his tank.