Shots of Canadian soldiers running towards camera and into foliage for cover, sitting in trench and charging machine guns in Flanders. Shots of troops marching past at dawn, military band opening march. Winter shot of soldiers sliding along icy path towards camera. Shot of men in line going through gas drill, putting on and removing gas masks, cut to CS front view of man putting on gas mask. Shot of gas filtering over lines. MS PANs of cannons, various other artillery weapons and spools of barbed wire in stockpiles. Shot of soldiers preparing cannons for battle. PAN along group of women manufacturing knapsacks for soldiers.