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Building a Force
Mobilization

Recruiting

Year
1915
Running Time
05 min 06 s
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A film showing recruits, from enlistment until their arrival in Europe. The first shot shows a man enlisting at the Highlanders' armoury. Then we see the new soldiers training. They receive instructions and become familiar with the manoeuvres. In Montreal, soldiers and recruits file past an enthusiastic crowd. Next we see troops disembarking in France. The men get into trucks and trains and head for the front.

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