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Troops Training for the First World War
Troops Training for the First World War

Troops Training for the First World War 1917

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Troops Training for the First World War 1917

9 mins United Kingdom

Over 600,000 Canadians were enlisted to the Canadian Expeditionary Force in WWI. Many were British-born emigres, returning to defend their homeland but leaving their newly settled families far behind. This film was likely captured at the recently established Canadian Training School in Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex in 1917. Unfortunately it is missing sections from the beginning and end.

Tags

Poison gas Trench warfare British Army Military training World War I Gas

Collection

1917 on film

Released

1917

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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