U.S. soldiers receive training on enemy camouflage during World War II.
United States USA Date:1945 Duration:3 min 12 sec Sound:Yes
A film underlines the importance of tactical exploitation and counteraction of shadows and use of nets, underbrush and other camouflage during World War II. The film shows camouflaged aerodromes which are covered with chicken wire and feathers in jungles of the Solomon Islands. A man opens a window of an Italian hot dog stand which was actually a German pillbox. A German pillbox camouflaged as a farmhouse. A U.S. Army soldier handles mats of a matted house. A soldier looks at windows painted on a pillbox. A German pillbox camouflaged as an entertainment outlet. A dummy building which hides a bridge. A German airfield disguised as a decoy village in Belgium. Buildings in the village. A jeep drives on a road in the village. Men move a sliding wall of a phony building. Helmets and shirts on branches to appear as dummy soldiers. A man near a dummy soldier. Vehicles roll past in France. An artillery piece hidden in thick vegetation. U.S. soldiers watching the film in a theater in the United States.
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