Training for going 'over the top'.
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|Title||Training for going 'over the top'.|
|Notes||Because of the position of the camera this is probably a staged trench scene or troops under training. The troop are kilted, with bayonets fixed,and are viewed going 'over the top'. Notice that the Officers go over last. The trench is quite rough, but it has wattle hurdle and wooden stake revetting at its rear. Filmed at Martinpuich.|
|Item Date||15th September 1916|
|Creation place||Martinpuich, France (Google Maps)|
|Item medium||VHS copy of original film|
|Keywords||Western Front, Battle, Trench|
|Collection ID||The Battle of the Ancre and the Advance of the Tanks, Part 3, Caption 34|
|Repository name||Imperial War Museum Film and Video Archive|
|Repository address||Imperial War Museum|
|Copyright||The Imperial War Museum|
|Digital repository||The First World War Poetry Digital Archive|