STK-ID 33710

CS of infantryman sitting on ground, lighting cigarette, looking tired. CS of two soldiers in camouflaged gear, lying on stomach, one sending orders in walkie talkie. CS of camouflaged soldier in grass leaning on fence, looking through binoculars. Shots of Sherman tank firing heavy gun. CS of infantry lieutenant rising from cover, giving advance signal. MSs of tank commander in hatch, giving firing directions, of Sherman turret rotating into position, gun firing. MS of machine gun of tank firing. LS of meadow, sun setting, flock of birds flying across sky. MS of three infantrymen chatting in tall grass, rising, walking off. MS of soldier sleeping in grass, other walking by, waking up first man.


Excerpt from
Platoon in the Attack
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio