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PARATROOPS PREPARE FOR THE DAY

Paratroops Prepare For The Day (1943)

British and Polish paratroopers practice invasion tactics.

MORE POLISH AND CZECH TROOPS ARRIVE

More Polish And Czech Troops Arrive (1940)

Troops from Poland and Czechoslovakia arrive in Britain...

ATOM SUB AT POLE

Atom Sub At Pole (1959)

American submarine Skate arrives at the North Pole.

'WARE ICEBERGS!

'ware Icebergs! (1933)

Sailors in the North Atlantic fire guns at icebergs to break them up.

NAZI ARCTIC BASES CAPTURED

Nazi Arctic Bases Captured (1945)

American soldiers capture nazi arctic bases.

M MIKOLAJCZYK IN ENGLAND

M Mikolajczyk In England (1947)

Leader of a Polish opposition party leaves the country in fear of his...

AM ALL RIGHT

Am All Right (1925)

Captain Amundsen returns safely after being lost for 28 days during flight to North...

EXPLORER - PLANS NEW TRIP

Explorer - Plans New Trip (1939)

Admiral Byrd explains his plan for exploring Antarctica.

GENERAL SIKORSKI HONOURS POLISH BRIGADE

General Sikorski Honours Polish Brigade (1940)

The Polish PM presents medals to soldiers and nurses...

MAKING THEMSELVES AT HOME

Making Themselves At Home (1940)

Polish troops stationed in Scotland learn and teach dances to local...

THE NEWS YOU TALK ABOUT aka POLISH WAR VETERAN HARVEST CANADA'S CROP

The News You Talk About AKA Polish War Veteran Harvest Canada's Crop (1947)

Polish soldiers go...

ARCTIC CIRCLE RADAR WARNING NETWORK - DEW LINE

Arctic Circle Radar Warning Network - Dew Line (1956)

Aerial views of snow tractors towing...

FIRST ARCTIC AIR EXERCISES

First Arctic Air Exercises (1956)

Parachutists leaving aircraft and landing in snowy wastes, close up...

INAUGURATION OF NORTH POLE ROUTE

Inauguration Of North Pole Route (1957)

New air route is charted over the North Pole.

US SUBMARINE IN THE ARCTIC

Us Submarine In The Arctic (1960)

US submarine 'Sargo' in the Arctic.

RIVER POLE JUMPING

River Pole Jumping (1960)

Filler item with Dutch people pole vaulting over a river and falling in the...

BY PLANE TO THE SOUTH POLE

By Plane To The South Pole (1928)

Commander Byrd takes a first flight in his tri-motored plane before...

BATTLE COLOURS FOR POLISH AIRMEN

Battle Colours For Polish Airmen (1941)

Battle Colours are presented to the first Polish squadron of...

GRASMERE SPORTS aka WESTMORLAND'S FAMOUS SPORTS

Grasmere Sports AKA Westmorland's Famous Sports (1920)

Wrestling and pole vaulting form part of...

HONOURS EVEN

Honours Even (1924)

King George attends an athletics meet between rival varsities.

GERMANY aka GERMAN EXPLORATION SHIP

Germany AKA German Exploration Ship (1939)

Arrival of the 'Schwabenland' back in Germany after...

SUPPLIES FOR OUR ALLIES

Supplies For Our Allies (1940)

European allied commanders look over new military equipment at display...

MR CHURCHILL IN SCOTLAND

Mr Churchill In Scotland (1940)

Winston Churchill investigates defence troops stationed in Scotland.

DRAMA OF THE ARCTIC: 13 MEN FACE ICE CAP TERROR

Drama Of The Arctic: 13 Men Face Ice Cap Terror (1949)

American fliers and the men sent to rescue...

GRASMERE SPORTS HELD AGAIN

Grasmere Sports Held Again (1919)

Lord Lonsdale watches competitors as the Grasmere Sports are...

ARCTIC CIRCLE - CRASHED PLANE

Arctic Circle - Crashed Plane (1956)

US Army engineers rescue a crashed bomber aircraft.

A BIG ESKI-MOMENT

A Big Eski-Moment (1950)

An American icebreaker ship visits an Eskimo village in the Arctic.

POLE VAULT OR SWIM

Pole Vault Or Swim (1959)

Pole vaulting competition across a canal in Holland.

EXPEDITION INTO THE ARCTIC

Expedition Into The Arctic (1946)

Canadian Government mission is sent to Arctic Circle.

ROWING GIRLS issue title - SHOULDER ARMS !

Rowing Girls Issue Title - Shoulder Arms ! (1943)

Footage of women rowing on the Thames, London.

ARCTIC - ESKIMOS LONGEST NIGHT

Arctic - Eskimos Longest Night (1964)

Eskimos on island off Greenland celebrate longest night with...

RIVER CROSSING - BY POLE!

River Crossing - By Pole! (1966)

River crossing by pole competition in Holland.

INDOOR POLE VAULT

Indoor Pole Vault (1967)

Athlete Martin Higden tries out inflatable landing pad for pole vaulters.

US NAVY OFF TO ANTARCTIC

Us Navy Off To Antarctic (1946)

An Antarctic expedition, under veteran explorer Admiral Richard Byrd...

POLE JUMPING

Pole Jumping

Trick film showing pole vaulters coming back over the bar.

PACUSAN DREAMBOAT ARRIVES IN CAIRO

Pacusan Dreamboat Arrives In Cairo (1946)

Footage of the aircraft 'Pacussan Dreamboat' arriving in...

JAPANESE WHALING FLEET

Japanese Whaling Fleet (1947)

US army supervise Japanese whaling expedition in the Antarctic.

BIRD PARADISE IN THE ARCTIC

Bird Paradise In The Arctic (1930)

UFA documentary about bird life in Arctic.

TANKS FOR GREENLAND aka TESTING VEHICLES FOR GREENLAND

Tanks For Greenland AKA Testing Vehicles For Greenland (1940)

Rather surreal footage of "tanks"...

ARMY ATHLETIC CHAMPIONSHIPS

Army Athletic Championships (1954)

Various events from the Army Athletics

LA TO COPENHAGEN VIA NORTH POLE

La To Copenhagen Via North Pole (1952)

People board aircraft to fly from Los Angeles to Copenhagen...

SCIENTISTS CAMP AT SOUTH POLE

Scientists Camp At South Pole (1957)

American scientists set up camp at the South Pole.

 ATOM SUBS MEET AT NORTH POLE

Atom Subs Meet At North Pole (1962)

Two American nuclear submarines meet beneath the Arctic ice.

ENGLAND V GERMANY - ATHLETICS

England V Germany - Athletics (1963)

England meet Germany in Athletic Games at White City Stadium

POLE VAULT OR SWIM

Pole Vault Or Swim (1959)

Pole vaulting competition across a canal in Holland.

A MILITARY HIGHLAND GATHERING

A Military Highland Gathering (1914-1918)

Military Highland gathering. Athletes wear kilts.

MAY DAY

May Day (1914-1918)

Little girls in white do traditional dancing and prance around the maypole on May Day.

OXFORD TEAM - QUEEN'S CLUB

Oxford Team - Queen's Club (1920-1929)

Athletes take part in pole vault and long jump events.

FLYING BOAT AND AIRSHIP NOBIL ON GROUND

Flying Boat And Airship Nobil On Ground (1920-1930)

Shots of flying boat and airship Nobil.

TOTEM POLES

Totem Poles (1958)

Ancient craft of carving totem poles is demonstrated.