Title ID 10949Collection ID1470
Title[Inspection; Parade; Training]
Date[ca. 1943]
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeCase Study The Home Front
KeywordsWars Civil Defence Second World War (1939-1945)
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionL.M.T. Bell
CameraL.M.T. Bell
Format16mm Black & White Silent
Duration04 mins 19 secs
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A military parade in Woking.


Troops undergo inspection for a military event in Woking attended by dignitaries and the public. Various home defence groups and military bands march through the streets. Soldiers are seen at leisure drinking beer and smoking in a pub. A Battle Squad in action conducts a training exercise in a field.


A black and white still image taken from TID 10949, showing a military band marching through a field. Each soldier carries a drum strapped to their body. A boy is seen in the background with his bike.A black and white still image taken from TID 10949, showing a whole parade of military bands marching through the street on the road. Spectators watch and cheer them on by the pavement, as the bands pass the podium adorned with Union flags.