Detail

Title ID 10950Collection ID1470
Title[Training Drills and Parades]
Date[ca. 1943]
Genre/TypeAmateurNon-fictionEducational/Training
ThemeWartime And Military
KeywordsArmed Forces Civil Defence Second World War (1939-1945) Fetes
Location
LocalWoking
RegionalSurrey
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionL.M.T. Bell
CameraL.M.T. Bell
Format16mm Mixed Colour and Black & White Silent
Duration19 min. 07 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This film of Woking's Home Guard shows various exercises on a firing range and patrols along the town's streets. Training is carried out with weapons, including grenades and S.I.P bombs, both thrown, and using a Northover Projector. The men practice crossing the Basingstoke Canal on a rope bridge. The film ends with a fete and pageant for local schoolchildren.

Stills

A still from [Training Drills and Parades] (ca.1943)