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TESTING THE NEW ARMY

Testing The New Army (1935)

The biggest military manoeuvres England has seen in 10 years.

DEMONSTRATION BY TANKS AT ALDERSHOT

Demonstration By Tanks At Aldershot (1939)

Footage of military exercise in Aldershot, Hampshire.

BRITAIN'S LARGEST AIRLINER

Britain's Largest Airliner (1938)

The largest airliner ever built is taken for a test flight at...

THE COMRADESHIP OF THE SEA

The Comradeship Of The Sea (1927)

Crowds wave at the dockside at Portsmouth.

ALDERSHOT GALE DAMAGE

Aldershot Gale Damage (1938)

Scenery for the Aldershot Military Tattoo is in ruins after a gale hit the...

TATTOO SPECTACLE

Tattoo Spectacle (1938)

Dress rehearsal of the Aldershot Tattoo on Rushmoor Arena at night.

OFF TO THE NEAR EAST

Off To The Near East (1922)

Footage of soldiers marching preparing to be shipped out to Turkey,...

OUR WONDERFUL SUBMARINES

Our Wonderful Submarines (1922)

Good footage of submarine and crew off the coast of Portsmouth,...

WE'VE GOT A NAVY

We've Got A Navy (1925)

The world's largest submarine, 350 foot long X1, leaves from Portsmouth.

MAKE YOUR OWN DINGHY

Make Your Own Dinghy (1961)

Footage of fibre glass boat being built in factory, Lymington, Hampshire.

LIVE LINE WORKING

Live Line Working (1969)

Safety suits for electricity engineers in Odiham, Hampshire.

WATER JEEP

Water Jeep (1949)

A jeep is waterproofed with an asbestos compound and tested in the water.

'RED DEVILS' IN TRAINING - Exclusive

'red Devils' In Training - Exclusive (1951)

Tough training for volunteers before they get...

NEW BRITISH BATTLESHIPS

New British Battleships (1946)

New British battleships shown to public.

 MOBILE FIRE COLUMN - FIRST EXERCISE

Mobile Fire Column - First Exercise (1956)

Fire brigade Mobile Fire Column demonstration in...

 FLOATING OIL RIG

Floating Oil Rig (1958)

Various shots of the construction of an oil rig in Southampton.

"Hovertrain" (1963)

Engineers work on model of hovertrain.

BIGGER BOURNEMOUTH! aka BIGGER BOURNE MOUTH

Bigger Bournemouth! AKA Bigger Bourne Mouth (1931)

The Mayor of Bournemouth cuts ribbon to...

COOKHOUSE DOOR - 1934 !

Cookhouse Door - 1934 ! (1934)

Soldier cooks competition is held at Aldershot.

ALDERSHOT TATTOO

Aldershot Tattoo (1936)

Dress rehearsal for military show - massed bands and re-enactment of Rangoon...

CHILDREN'S DAY AT ALDERSHOT TATTOO

Children's Day At Aldershot Tattoo (1939)

Footage of children attending military tattoo in Aldershot,...

ADMIRALTY'S NEW TORPEDO BOAT aka PORTSMOUTH

Admiralty's New Torpedo Boat AKA Portsmouth (1938)

New torpedo boat zooms over the water at...

THE KING'S BIRTHDAY

The King's Birthday (1927)

French sailors march in Portsmouth in a birthday parade for the King.

THE MIGHTY AQUITANIA

The Mighty Aquitania (1928)

The Cunard liner "Aquitania" stands in floating dock waiting for overhaul. ...

SPEEDING UP FARMING

Speeding Up Farming (1921)

The Ministry of Agriculture demonstrates to farmers how to speed up their...

HIGH SPEED DINGHIES

High Speed Dinghies (1938)

High speed dinghies take...

ANOTHER WIRELESS WONDER

Another Wireless Wonder (1923)

An amplifying device enables operator to be heard for 3 miles and to...

EAST - WEST HOME'S BEST

East - West Home's Best (1923)

Men of the occupying army return from Turkey with their families.

PHYSICAL JERKS

Physical Jerks (1924)

Soldiers demonstrate their agility by tumbling over apparatus.

ARMY MOTORCYCLE TRIALS - ALDERSHOT

Army Motorcycle Trials - Aldershot (1938)

British army motorcyclists are put through their paces over...

PICK OF ARMY HORSES

Pick Of Army Horses (1924)

Army horses compete at the Aldershot Command Horse Show.

NELSON'S FAMOUS FLAGSHIP

Nelson's Famous Flagship (1925)

Good shots of Nelson's ship, Victory, after it is re-floated in...

ESCAPE SUITS WILL AVERT 'TRUCULENT' TRAGEDIES

Escape Suits Will Avert 'truculent' Tragedies (1950)

New escape suits for submarine ratings.

"Sausage" For Oil Transport! (1958)

A flexible device is used for towing amounts of oil across the...

LIFEBOAT CAN'T SINK

Lifeboat Can't Sink (1963)

Newest lifeboat presented at Portsmouth.

FOR QUICK STOP

For Quick Stop (1966)

An experiment in stopping planes at the end of runways at Farnborough.

SCORPION TANK

Scorpion Tank (1969)

Footage of the Scorpion - all aluminium armoured tank, Aldershot in Hampshire.

CIRCUS MOVE

Circus Move (1951)

Footage of circus being set up in Portsmouth, Hampshire.

THE QUEEN MARY STRIKE ENDS

The Queen Mary Strike Ends (1947)

Seamen on the famous liner end their strike after their demands are...

HMS VANGUARD ON SPRING CRUISE

HMS Vanguard On Spring Cruise (1951)

HMS Vanguard leaves Portsmouth, going on spring cruise.

ROYAL YACHT AT PORTSMOUTH

Royal Yacht At Portsmouth (1916)

The royal yacht arrives at Portsmouth harbour, Hampshire.

SIGNALS - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Signals - Research And Development (1952)

Various tests carried out in signals research and...

 NEW INFLATABLE LIFEBOAT

New Inflatable Lifeboat (1969)

Crew of ship watch as new inflatable type of lifeboat is demonstrated,...

ARMY SKI SLOPE

Army Ski Slope (1969)

Civilians and army personnel receive skiing training at artificial ski slope in...

ON LAND AND SEA INSTANTLY READY!

On Land And Sea Instantly Ready! (1933)

Men of the Royal Navy do marching demonstration at Portsmouth...

OPENING OF THE

Opening Of The "Trooping" Season (1933)

The troopship Nevassa moves off and carries soldiers away to...

WITH OUR NAVY AT PORTSMOUTH!

With Our Navy At Portsmouth! (1933)

Sailors put on a show of mock combat for visitors to Portsmouth...

"East, West Home's Best" (1930)

Sailors in Portsmouth set off on their journey home for Christmas.

DRAWING THE KING'S COLOUR

Drawing The King's Colour (1934)

Colour of the Officers' Mess, Portsmouth Naval Barracks, is to go...

THE QUIVERING AROW

The Quivering Arow (1934)

Southern Counties Archery competition is held at Winchester College.