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[Compilation: Coastal Command Operational Films]
|Date||5 December 1944 - 23 March 1945||ID||9562|
Film 1: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 47 Attack on Enemy Shipping in Fjord at Nordgulen 5.12.44 Film 2: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 54 Attack on Enemy Shipping off Aalesund. 10.1.45 Film 3: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 57 Attack on Enemy Shipping Ford, Fjord. 9.2.45 Film 4: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 59-61 Attack on Enemy Shipping in Skagerrak. 7.3.45 Film 5: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 63 Attack on Enemy Shipping in Vindspol. 8.3 45 Film 6: Coastal Command Operational Film No. C. 67 Attack on Enemy Shipping at Tejgenaes S.W of Nerlandsly. 23.3.45. Print in very poor condition.
[Church Parade; Ashenground Camp]
This black and white Girl Guiding film shows various companies from the Mid-Sussex districts of Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath, Hassocks, and Hurstpierpoint exiting a Church on a parade, accompanied by a group of Cub and Boy Scouts. The groups then join together for a getharring on the Ashenground campsite where they sing songs and dance together around a campfire.
Royal Thanksgiving and Royal Silver Wedding
An amateur film recording two national celebrations: National Day of Thanksgiving in London on Sunday 13th May 1945 and King George VI and Queen Elizabeth's Silver Wedding parade and celebrations in 1948.
[Peace again in the garden; Apple time; Leslie at home]
|Date||16 August 1945; 6 October 1945||ID||318|
Amateur footage featuring Leslie Lauste with his parents in their garden at Tudor House following the conclusion of the Second World War.
[Woodland walk; VE Day]
|Date||April - May, 1945||ID||1204|
This short home movie featuring the Brocklehurst children picking flowers with their mother in a wood near Sedlescombe, East Sussex. The family are then seen at Gainsborough on VE Day; the children help their father hoist a Union Jack flag to celebrate.
[Victory in Europe 1945]
|Date||8 - 13 May 1945||ID||448|
An amateur film with titles recording the end of World War Two celebrations in Brighton beginning on VE Day. Including official services, many street parties and a funfair.
[VE Day Celebrations in Brighton]
Filmed over several days, the VE Day celebrations in Brighton are captured here by an unknown amateur film-maker. The jubilant atmosphere is evident in the many street scenes.
[Victory Parade; Children with Cat]
This film shows scenes from a VE day parade moving down a residential street, with men and women in uniform and a Scout troop, parading past the camera. Several vehicles follow with banners and decorations that includes several tanks, a bus, an ARP ambulance, fire engine and “Casualty Car”. The second film shows a family scene with a girl playing with a cat and two girls playing together in a garden.
Victory in Europe
A compilation of black and white scenes of VE day celebrations in central London.
[VE Day at Manston Grove; Farming; Family at Northdown]
This edited colour and black and white film shows views of a VE day celebration; a group of women potato seeding on a farm; a gathering in a garden for a family portrait photograph and views of children playing.
[VE Day in the Garden]
Amateur colour film of a family celebrating VE Day in their garden in Brighton.
Spitfire 231 Job
|Date||[ca. mid 1940s - early 1950]||ID||9586|
This black and white film of an airfield shows a Supermarine 300 Spiteful F. Mk. XIV (RB 521) parked on the airfield, as a second Spiteful or Spitfire comes in to land next to it (with tonal camouflage markings and 'P' Prefix/suffix as aircraft code). A larger Supermarine Attacker aircraft lands on the airfield and then takes off - the camera follows the action. Several RAF men and ground crew gather next to the aircraft on the airfield.
Lefevre's Funeral and Montgomery's Visit
|Date||19 October 1945; 20 October 1945||ID||11584|
This short film takes place over two days, 19th and 20th October 1945. On the 19th the funeral of Canterbury's Lord Mayor - Alderman Charles Lefevre. On the 20th, the visit by Field Marshal Montgomery to the city is filmed.
|Date||20 October 1945||ID||11585|
This film show Field Marshall Sir Bernard Montgomery coming to Canterbury to receive the Freedom of the City. He inspects the troops and gives a speech at the Guildhall.
Civilians in Uniform
The town of Leatherhead’s pride in its contribution on the home front is demonstrated here in this reconstruction of the activities of the local Civil Defence organisation. The spoken narrative describes the duties undertaken by the Services.
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