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Title:RAF REGIMENT BATTLE TRAINING [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ARY 20
Summary: The RAF Regiment in battle training.
Description: (Reel 1) RAF Regiment are seen going through their paces over various obstacles on the battle course. These include barbed wire entanglements, various rope bridges and the like. Air Marshal Sir Arthur Barratt and other staff look on.
(Reel 2) Sir Arthur Barratt talks to an RAF Regiment officer and other officers also chat to participating soldiers. One RAF officer wears an Irvin jacket with 'The Saint' motif painted thereon. The reel continues with more scene of the troops negotiating various obstacles and good views of a team firing and moving the curious Smith anti-tank gun. Other weapons seen are the Boys anti-tank rifle (without magazine) and troops carrying the US Enfield .30 M1917 or P.17 rifle.
Production Details: Royal Air Force (Production sponsor)
RAF Film Production Unit (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Barratt, Arthur Sheridan (person)
Royal Air Force, RAF Regiment (regiment/service)
Keywords: weapons, United States - smallarm: .30 M1917 rifle & [British] (object name)
weapons, British - artillery: Smith 3 inch Mk I (object name)
weapons, British - artillery: Boys Anti-Tank rifle (object name)