Cable Laying with a Cable Layer Mechanical No 1 WW2 Video
A Second world War era British Army training film illustrating cable laying using a mechanical layer No. 1 mounted on a 5-ton truck. The parts of the layer are described along with the duties of each man in the cable laying detachment. A demonstration of the cable laying follows showing the detachment in operation. 20m:17s long.
The same equipment and procedure was used by the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals in the Canadian Army.
Credit: Australian War Memorial Copyright: Expired