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INVASION SCENES EUROPE: BRITISH TROOPS

Invasion Scenes Europe: British Troops (1940)

Material showing British tanks firing.

BRITISH LEGION RALLY AT SANDHURST

British Legion Rally At Sandhurst (1937)

British Legion Members parading with banners in Sandhurst.

TOMMY ATKINS GOES SHOPPING

Tommy Atkins Goes Shopping (1943)

British soldiers on leave in Cairo shop around the bazaar.

CANADA BUILDS CARRIERS

Canada Builds Carriers (1941)

Land carriers (tanks) being made and tested at a Canadian factory.

CAMBODIAN PADDLE CHAMPS

Cambodian Paddle Champs (1945)

Annual boat racing day in Cambodia.

CYPRUS ON ALERT

Cyprus On Alert (1942)

Cypriot troops are put through training by British Army instructors.

SNOW IN ITALY

Snow In Italy (1944)

Bad snow in Italy - British troops clear snow drifts and clean artillery.

BLIGHTY ONES

Blighty Ones (1940)

Early injured troops come back to hospital in Britain after service in France.

SAVAGE COMBS on sleeve incorrectly as SAVAG COMBS issue title CALLING ALL TARS

Savage Combs On Sleeve Incorrectly As Savag Combs Issue Title Calling All Tars (1937)

A...

HOW MONEY STARTED

How Money Started (1942)

A look at some ancient money at the British Museum.

HITCH HIKING IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Hitch Hiking In The Middle East (1943)

Army sets up busses to Cairo - no need for hitch hiking any...

BRITISH AND INDIAN TROOPS

British And Indian Troops

Supplies carried by foot up the hill.

GLIDERS

Gliders (1944)

Gliders taking off from unknown airfield.

TROOPS MARCHING - TENTED CAMP

Troops Marching - Tented Camp (1944)

Troops on exercise and in tented camp - copy of first section of...

BRITISH POWS

British Pows (1945)

Material showing British ex-prisoners of war and U.S. army troops. Germany.

INFANTRY CROSS SMALL BRIDGE

Infantry Cross Small Bridge (1944)

Infantry men crossing a small bridge.

EGYPTIAN VIP'S MEETING WITH BRITISH OFFICERS

Egyptian Vip's Meeting With British Officers (1945)

Arabic and British officers meet.

BRITISH TROOPS IN SHOWERS

British Troops In Showers (1944)

British soldiers in showers.

OFFICERS WITH A WOMAN

Officers With A Woman (1945)

Officers chatting to a woman on balcony.

EXTERIOR OF BRITISH MUSEUM

Exterior Of British Museum (1947)

Exterior shots British Museum, London.

EXTERIOR BRITISH MUSEUM

Exterior British Museum (1947)

Exterior shots British Museum, London.

Tank Demonstration WWI

Tank Demonstration Wwi (1910-1919)

Footage of British tank demonstration.

BIG GUN

Big Gun (1914-1918)

Footage of soldiers manning an artillery piece.

GUARDS MARCH THROUGH LONDON  Reel 2

Guards March Through London Reel 2 (1914-1918)

Massive military parade through streets of central...

MOTOR TRIALS - NEWCASTLE

Motor Trials - Newcastle (1920-1929)

Crowds watch motorbike and car trials in Newcastle.

 MAJOR SEGRAVE 1929

Major Segrave 1929 (1929)

Shots of racing driver / speed boat driver Major Henry Segrave.

QUEEN MARY VISITS

Queen Mary Visits (1920-1930)

Queen Mary visits buildings, possibly at the seaside.

OFF TO THE FRONT BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCES LEAVE FOR FRONT

Off To The Front British Expeditionary Forces Leave For Front (1914)

British Expeditionary...

FIRST GLIDER TRAIN CROSSES ATLANTIC

First Glider Train Crosses Atlantic (1943)

First glider flies from Canada to England towed by Dakota...

PARATROOPS PREPARE FOR THE DAY

Paratroops Prepare For The Day (1943)

British and Polish paratroopers practice invasion tactics.

BRITISH LEGION RALLY

British Legion Rally (1938)

Cadets and legionaries attend the British Legion rally at Sandhurst in Kent....

BRITISH LEGION MUSTER - OLYMPIA

British Legion Muster - Olympia (1938)

Members of the British Legion volunteer to be part of unarmed...

DESERT PATROL IN ACTION

Desert Patrol In Action (1942)

We accompany a scouting party of British troops in the Middle East.

MORE POLISH AND CZECH TROOPS ARRIVE

More Polish And Czech Troops Arrive (1940)

Troops from Poland and Czechoslovakia arrive in Britain...

OLD IRON FROM GERMANY & CONTRABAND CONTROL

Old Iron From Germany & Contraband Control (1940)

An old German warship is salvaged for scrap and...

US DESTROYERS ARRIVE IN BRITAIN

Us Destroyers Arrive In Britain (1940)

American destroyers given for use by Royal Navy arrive in...

OUR NAVY

Our Navy (1940)

Launch of a new battle cruiser to join the Royal Navy.

SWEEPING THE SEAS

Sweeping The Seas (1940)

Good shots of minesweepers at work in the open seas.

ROME BRITISH EMBASSY BOMBED

Rome British Embassy Bombed (1946)

Item showing severe bomb damage inflicted on the British Embassy in...

DIRTY WORK AT THE CROSSROADS

Dirty Work At The Crossroads (1950)

Border conflicts between British and Russian soldiers in Germany

KNIVES aka ART OF THE CUTLER issue title - ART AND ARTISTS

Knives AKA Art Of The Cutler Issue Title - Art And Artists (1937)

Antique knives, spoons and...

SAVAGE SPOONS on sleeve as SPOON ELT issue title is GOOD HEALTH

Savage Spoons On Sleeve As Spoon Elt Issue Title Is Good Health (1938)

Collection of spoons...

SHEEP CAST CLOUTS

Sheep Cast Clouts (1960)

Item showing sheep being sheared in British Columbia. Canada.

BRITISH BRIGADIERS AND US OFFICERS CONFERRING

British Brigadiers And Us Officers Conferring

British and American officers meet.

BRITISH AIRWAYS - SUNDERLAND FLYING BOAT

British Airways - Sunderland Flying Boat

Sunderland flying boat lands and passengers leave.

SOVIET MILITARY MISSION TO NORMANDY

Soviet Military Mission To Normandy (1944)

Footage of Russian Generals in Normandy.

BRITISH INDUSTRIES FAIR - FASHION

British Industries Fair - Fashion (1947)

Good footage of fashion and fabrics at the British...

BRITISH MUSEUM LIBRARY

British Museum Library (1947)

Close up shots of bookshelves in the British Museum library. London.

BRITISH MUSEUM LIBRARY

British Museum Library (1947)

Item showing books in the British Museum. London.

BRITISH MUSEUM LIBRARY

British Museum Library (1947)

Interior shots of British Museum Library.