U.S. 7th Army infantry participate in NATO "Exercise Monte Carlo" in Germany
Germany Date:1953, September Duration:1 min 20 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Two U.S. Army officers are seen wearing white-banded caps, identifying them as "umpires" during NATO "Exercise Monte Carlo." war games. They refer to a large map. One, a field grade officer, points in a direction. Scene shifts to U.S. Patton tanks parked in a field. Closeup of gunner atop a tank. Infantry riflemen lie prone at edge of a field. One fires his rifle. Scene changes to a soldier firing a Browning M1917 heavy belt-fed water-cooled machine gun. Infantrymen proceed along a tree-lined road. Others dig in to make defensive positions. Two soldiers dismantle a Stokes mortar to move it. Soldiers camouflage positions with netting and use pickaxes and other tools to "dig in."
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