STK-ID 33711

LAMS of platoon of Sherman tanks moving past camera, pushing down meadow and trees. Rear MS of patrol moving towards road, being directed by company commander. Front MS of patrol walking up rural road towards camera. CU of infantryman placing bayonet on rifle, TILT UP to man's face. MS of two infantrymen firing trench mortar in field. MLS of explosions in meadow, patrol walking under cover of trees in background. Shots of Sherman tank firing heavy gun and machine gun from hole in hatch. CU of tank pushing down clump of tress, heading towards and past camera at close range. MS of two men firing machine gun from cover of rock fence. Shot of soldier firing from window of abandoned stable, PAN to two soldiers firing rifles from open doorway. Rear MS of the two soldiers firing at advancing platoon in meadow from doorway of abandoned stable.


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