THE INTERNATIONAL LONG-RANGE RECONNAISSANCE PATROL SCHOOL [Main Title]
Army film on the work of the International Long-Range Reconnaissance Patrol School (ILRRPS), based at Weingarten in southern Germany. Primarily run by Belgium, Germany, Greece, Norway, the United States and the United Kingdom, ILRRPS provided specialist training to allow soldiers to operate effectively in gathering intelligence behind enemy lines. The film describes the Patrol, Survival and Recognition aspects of training, shows soldiers learning and applying each skill set and illustrates the phases of a typical operation. The patrol leaders' and winter patrol courses are also covered.