US Army training film on Basic Signal Communication, focusing on field wire lone construction
United States USA Date:1942 Duration:8 min 54 sec Sound:Yes
A training documentary depicts the laying of signal communications field wire by U.S Army personnel in World War 2. A man puts a wire line in the combat area. A wire line team puts the line on a terrain. A communication officer gives instruction to the wire line team. The officer on a map outlines the general routes to be followed in laying the lines. The team members move towards the command post area from which the lines will be laid. The wires being laid and the end wire is given to the wire chief who ties it into the switch board. A member of the team puts the wire on the tree so that it is not damaged. The extra wire being tied with support and the truck moves. Another truck comes . The men on the command post follow the line to check its installation. A man ties a wire with a support and he ties a mark on it. Tags tied on the special construction points. The man after tying the tags gets in the truck. Men put the line inside of the curve. The reel of wire is exhausted and the men attach the end and a new reel being placed. The new reel being placed in the line. The wires are connected to the test telephone. A man checks the wire. Animation depicts the location of the wire and coils from the terminal. A hand holds C-114 Coil and shows the working.
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