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8TH BRIGADE SPORTS AT PORTOBELLO

8th Brigade Sports At Portobello (1927)

Hilarious sporting scenes provided by the 8th Brigade at...

AFTER ELEVEN YEARS

After Eleven Years (1926)

The regiment of the 8th Durhams march in memory of those lost in World War...

THE FIRST AND EIGHT LINK UP  - 1943

The First And Eight Link Up - 1943 (1943)

Good footage of British 8th Army meeting up with the US...

NEWS IN THE DESERT

News In The Desert (1943)

Army newspaper printed and delivered to the troops.

SISTER SUSIES OF THE 8th ARMY

Sister Susies Of The 8th Army (1943)

Girls showing the men of the 8th Army how to sew.

BRITISH TROOPS LEARN TO SKI

British Troops Learn To Ski (1943)

Britain soldiers learning to ski & wounded from Tunisian front on...

SICILY LATEST

Sicily Latest (1943)

Latest news of the Allied advance through occupied island of Sicily.

FROM THE SOUTHERN FRONT

From The Southern Front (1943)

Allied troops landing in Italy.

MORE MEN FOR 8TH ARMY

More Men For 8th Army (1942)

Nice shots of smiling British soldiers arriving in the Middle East.

ALAMEIN TODAY

Alamein Today (1943)

A short film showing El Alamein today.

WELCOME SIGNS

Welcome Signs (1943)

Footage of signs welcoming the Eight Army in the desert.

SOUSSE AFTERMATH - 1943

Sousse Aftermath - 1943 (1943)

Footage of the destroyed town of Sousse in Tunisia.

MONTY'S MESSAGE TO EIGHTH ARMY

Monty's Message To Eighth Army (1943)

General Montgomery dictates speech to congratulate Eighth Army...

AIR ATTACKS

Air Attacks (1944)

Shots taken from fighter planes attacking other planes, trains, barns, trucks etc.

MONTGOMERY UNVEILS PLAQUE

Montgomery Unveils Plaque (1949)

Field Marshall Montgomery unveils plaque commemorating 8th Army at...

 GENERAL VAN FLEET VISITS KOREA

General Van Fleet Visits Korea (1950)

General Van Fleet visits soldiers at front, Korean War.

AIR ATTACKS

Air Attacks (1944)

Footage of air attacks on convoys and trains in Germany.

AIR ATTACKS

Air Attacks (1944)

Footage of air attacks on convoys and trains in Germany.

GENERAL SMUTS IN SOUTH AFRICA

General Smuts In South Africa (1945-1946)

General Smuts visits 8th African Army Field Hospital.

ALFIE THE ACE

Alfie The Ace (1945)

A little boy called Alfie gets to meet pilots of American 8th Air Force and sit in...

BRITISH LEGATION IN ADDIS ABABA aka NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

British Legation In Addis Ababa AKA News In A Nutshell (1936)

Sir Sydney Barton and his legation...

BOYS OF THE NEW BRIGADE!

Boys Of The New Brigade! (1938)

Members of the Boys Brigade put on a display of physical fitness at the...

TRIPOLI AND BEYOND

Tripoli And Beyond (1943)

Pathe cameraman Terry Ashwood reports from desert.

TRIPOLI

Tripoli (1943)

British 8th army occupies Tripoli.

EIGHT ARMY WOUNDED HOME

Eight Army Wounded Home (1943)

Wounded men from the victorious Eight Army arrive to England for...

CLOSING IN ON TUNIS

Closing In On Tunis (1943)

The latest development on Tunisian front.

THE KING IN NORTH AFRICA

The King In North Africa (1943)

King George VI visits the troops in North Africa.

BACK TO BLIGHTY

Back To Blighty (1944)

British soldiers who escaped to Switzerland from Italian prison camps arrive back...

ALL HOME BY XMAS

All Home By Xmas (1925)

British soldiers leave Germany and come home.

ALAMEIN MEN - AND MONTY - MEET AGAIN

Alamein Men - And Monty - Meet Again (1949)

Winston Churchill speaks to veterans of the Desert War...

NEAR THE END IN SYRIA

Near The End In Syria (1941)

Good shots of Allied troops amidst the ancient ruins near Palmyra in...

ALLIES IN ALGIERS - NOVEMBER 1942

Allies In Algiers - November 1942 (1942)

British and French troops in Algiers.

MONTGOMERY TALKS ABOUT DESERT WAR

Montgomery Talks About Desert War (1945)

Monty talks to the camera about the Desert War.

WESTERN DESERT

Western Desert (1941)

British troops mopping up possibly around Fort Capuzzo in the Western Desert.

KOREA - ALLIES ADVANCE

Korea - Allies Advance (1951)

Struble alighting from car at 8th. Army H.Q. and greeted by Lt Gen....

THE WAR IN TUNISIA - MARETH AND BEYOND

The War In Tunisia - Mareth And Beyond (1943)

Allied troops advancing through the desert of Tunisia.

KING AND QUEEN AT U.S. AIR BASES aka KING AND QUEEN AT U.S. AIR FIELDS

King And Queen At U.S. Air Bases AKA King And Queen At U.S. Air Fields (1943)

King George VI...

FORGING AHEAD IN SICILY

Forging Ahead In Sicily (1943)

Allied troops in Sicily.

ON TO ITALY

On To Italy (1943)

Allied troops attacking Italy.

AUSTRIA TO CHARING CROSS

Austria To Charing Cross (1945)

Eighth Army men travelling home from Austria.

8TH ARMY NEWS aka EIGHTH ARMY NEWS

8th Army News AKA Eighth Army News (1944)

British Generals visit New Zealand H.Q. in Italy + 2...

BATTLE DIARY

Battle Diary (1944)

Interview with war cameraman Terry Ashwood, and a look at some of his work at the...

BRIEF ITEMS

Brief Items (1944)

Brief items - Frozen airfield at Attu, General Sir Oliver Leese, and Major Paul...

ALLIES WINGED WARFARE

Allies Winged Warfare (1944)

Allied fighters, bombers and rocket-firing Typhoons attack enemy positions...

A DESERT RAT SALUTES THEM

A Desert Rat Salutes Them (1946)

Reunion of 'Desert Rats' on anniversary of battle of El Alamein,...

THE GREAT AUTUMN MANOEUVRES

The Great Autumn Manoeuvres (1910)

Famous military figures watch manoeuvres on Salisbury Plain.

ENTRY INTO SFAX

Entry Into Sfax (1943)

Footage of the Eighth army arriving in Sfax in Tunisia.

BRITISH ENTER HAMBURG

British Enter Hamburg (1945)

The British 8th Army enter Hamburg, Germany.

THE MAJESTY OF THE LAW

The Majesty Of The Law (1932)

Ceremony in Kingston on Thames for the opening of the Assizes court.

FORGING AHEAD IN TUNISIA

Forging Ahead In Tunisia (1943)

Montgomery liberates Sfax - Tunisia.