|Title ID||10938||Collection ID||1436|
|Title||[Wings for Victory Week]|
|Date||20 March 1943|
|Theme||Wartime And Military Case Study The Home Front|
|Keywords||Armed Forces Parades Second World War (1939-1945)|
|Format||16mm Black & White Silent|
|Duration||7 min. 10 sec.|
|Copyright & Access||Copyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details|
The 'Official opening of the new Squadron’s HQ Air Training Corps, Banstead House by Air Chief Marshal, Sir B E Sutton, KBE, on 20 Mar 1943'. The squadron are then inspected by the attending dignitaries. A Wings for Victory Week parade is held with cadets, bands, armoured cars and civilians.
This film from 1943 starts with the official opening ceremony of the Air Training Corps' new headquarters at Banstead House in Surrey, conducted by Air Marshal Sir Bertine E Sutton. The girls' ATC are also in attendance. People are seen going into Banstead Hall School.
Their are various speeches for Wings for Victory Week event, including from Rt Hon Viscount Simon, Councillor W W Tucker, JP. Various military vehicles and cadets are seen marching along Garratt's Lane, Banstead. An RAF marching display is held on Garton Recreation Ground before a crowd of civilian spectators.