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Every soldier a swimmer

Week number 40-07

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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Swimming lessons for soldiers in an indoor swimming pool. SHOTS: - group of marching soldiers on the streets with towels under their arms; - arrival of the soldiers at the swimming pool; - soldiers in bathing suit practice arm and leg stroke on the pool side, following instructions from the swimming instructor; - soldiers with floating equipment enter the pool via the stairs and repeat the exercises whilst floating in the water; - Soldiers jump from the pool side into the water and practice their leg stroke whilst holding the railing; - following instructions from the instructor, soldiers jump from the diving board in sitting position.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
15 February 1940
Length:
01:22

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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