|Title ID||10950||Collection ID||1470|
|Title||[Training Drills and Parades]|
|Theme||Wartime And Military Case Study The Home Front|
|Keywords||Armed Forces Civil Defence Second World War (1939-1945) Fetes|
|Format||16mm Mixed Colour and Black & White Silent|
|Duration||19 min. 07 sec.|
|Copyright & Access||Copyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details|
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.