Exercise "Jantzen"

Accession Number F05047
Collection type Film
Measurement 34 min 17 sec
Object type Training and Technical films
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Maker Army Kinematography Services
Place made United Kingdom
Date made 1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


A British military training film produced for the War Office by AKS Crown copyright, approved October 1943. This film is a record of an exercise the main object of which was to practice beach maintenance and particularly, beach group maintenance, development of a force maintenance area, various methods of loading and unloading coasters and the construction of an advanced landing ground. The exercise also provided opportunities for practicing the movement of troops from concentration areas, through assembly and transit areas to embarkation points. It shows the various methods of transportation, landing and organization required for amphibious assault.

  • Video of Exercise "Jantzen" (video)