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Title:BRITISH TROOPS IN SALONIKA - 1 [Allocated Title]
Film Number:IWM 95
Summary: British guns and forces on the Salonika Front, probably early 1917.
Description: An Indian mountain battery with 10-pounder mountain guns. A British 2.75-inch mountain gun (?) dug in on a hillside under scrim netting. Another 2.75-inch on a raised platform. A 13-pounder anti-aircraft gun. Gunners fusing shells. A 60-pounder being fired under scrim. A group of officers of various Allied nationalities watching a British marchpast.
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 558 ft; Running time: 10 mins
Notes: Production: although possibly a private acquisition, this is most likely one of the films taken by Varges for the British government in spring 1917 before his transfer to the Mesopotamian Front.