Observation balloons: two shots of men inflating balloon, man preparing to ascend. Ascending shot of ground, gondola of balloon. GROUND TO AIR SHOT of observation balloon. AERIAL SHOT of battlefield from balloon. Low level AERIAL SHOT of the Mons railway station and surroundings. Cables supporting gondola are visible in foreground in some shots. LS of message coming down by parachute, getting tangled up in a tree. Vertical LAS of balloon being winched down slowly.