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RUINATION

Ruination (1925)

China's Civil War leaves many people homeless and a large military presence.

CIVIL DEFENCE AT LEICESTER

Civil Defence At Leicester (1951)

A civil defence rescue exercise takes place in Leicester,...

SPANISH WAR: WITH GENERAL FRANCO Italian commentary

Spanish War: With General Franco Italian Commentary (1938)

Duplicate story with Italian...

IN THE WAKE OF CHINA'S CIVIL WAR

In The Wake Of China's Civil War (1925)

Defeated Chekiang forces surrender their weapons in Shanghai....

 SMOG DETECTOR

Smog Detector (1955)

Westminster Civil Defence officers demonstrate new smog detecting device.

FRENCH FIREMEN DISPLAY

French Firemen Display (1964)

In a mock rescue, Paris Fireman demonstrate their new helicopter and...

FIRST STEEL CRUISER OF THE AIR!

First Steel Cruiser Of The Air! (1932)

Large 6 engined Seaplane goes through its paces at Rochester.

RIOTS IN SPAIN

Riots In Spain (1936)

Communists march in Spain celebrating victory of Popular Front candidates in...

IN THE FIRING LINE IN MADRID

In The Firing Line In Madrid (1937)

Street fights in Madrid.

Cuts - IN THE FIRING LINE IN MADRID

Cuts - In The Firing Line In Madrid (1937)

Material related to newsreel story "In the Firing Line in...

MADRID IN FLAMES

Madrid In Flames (1937)

Powerful images of bombing of Madrid.

FRANCO'S DRIVE ON GIJON

Franco's Drive On Gijon (1937)

Franco's troops still advancing through Bask country.

THE TRAGEDY OF SPAIN

The Tragedy Of Spain (1939)

Footage of General Franco's army clearing up the remnants of opposition in...

FIGHTING ON NORTHERN FRONTIER OF GREECE

Fighting On Northern Frontier Of Greece (1947)

Greek troops are on the move to attack Communist...

ON THE ARAGON FRONT  aka SPAIN

On The Aragon Front AKA Spain (1937)

Abandoned tanks and bombed out buildings - signs of continuing...

DEATH RAINS FROM THE SKY

Death Rains From The Sky (1937)

Scenes of Barcelona shortly after an air raid.

BARCELONA - ANOTHER TERRIFIC AIR RAID

Barcelona - Another Terrific Air Raid (1938)

Brief shots of bomb damage after an air raid in...

BARCELONA - DEATH RAINS FROM THE SKY duplicate story

Barcelona - Death Rains From The Sky Duplicate Story (1938)

Scenes of destruction left after an...

FRANCO'S ADVANCE - SPANISH GOVERNMENTS' [sic] PREPARATIONS

Franco's Advance - Spanish Governments' [sic] Preparations (1938)

Scenes of Franco's advance...

CHINESE REFUGEES SEEK SAFETY IN HONG KONG

Chinese Refugees Seek Safety In Hong Kong (1939)

Footage of refugees from China in Hong Kong.

C.D. GET NEW GEAR

C.D. Get New Gear (1955)

New one-man packs of rescue gear are used in Civil Defence H-bomb exercise.

CIVIL DEFENCE SHOWS ITS PACES

Civil Defence Shows Its Paces (1955)

Civil Defence troops demonstrate rescue methods and emergency...

DOOM TOWN aka DOWN TOWN

Doom Town AKA Down Town (1955)

Britain's biggest mobile defence training centre stages atomic warfare...

700 PRACTICE CIVIL DEFENCE

700 Practice Civil Defence (1963)

London's biggest exercise of kind shows preparations against nuclear...

SPANISH WAR - REPUBLICAN TROOPS IN ACTION NEAR PORTUGUESE BORDER 1936

Spanish War - Republican Troops In Action Near Portuguese Border 1936 (1937)

Republican /...

REMOVAL OF BATHING BAN AT BOURNEMOUTH

Removal Of Bathing Ban At Bournemouth (1944)

Coastal defence obstacles removed from Bournemouth...

IN THE FIRING LINE IN MADRID

In The Firing Line In Madrid (1937)

Street fights in Madrid.

CIVIL WAR IN ATHENS

Civil War In Athens (1945)

Footage of cargo being unloaded from ships in Athens, Greece.

CIVIL DEFENCE EXERCISE 'CAVIAR'

Civil Defence Exercise 'caviar' (1950-1959)

Firemen, civil defence convoy & nurses at work.

RALLY OF DUTCH SOCIALISTS aka RUSSIAN DEMONSTRATION

Rally Of Dutch Socialists AKA Russian Demonstration (1914-1918)

Socialist rally in square.

CROWD SCENES IN TRAFALGAR SQUARE

Crowd Scenes In Trafalgar Square (1920-1929)

Large crowds of women listen to woman speaker at Trafalgar...

SPANISH REBELLION

Spanish Rebellion (1936)

Male and female workers are armed as part of militia supporting Government...

TROUBLED SPAIN

Troubled Spain (1936)

Thousands have been killed in the Spanish Civil War and untold damage caused to...

THE WAR IN SPAIN

The War In Spain (1936)

Various shots of Government forces defending their territory in North East Spain...

SCENES IN MADRID

Scenes In Madrid (1936)

Brief shots of Franco's troops in Madrid, Spain. See also 'News in a Nutshell'...

HILL OF THE ANGELS

Hill Of The Angels (1937)

Franco's troops holding the Hill of the Angels - one of strategic spots around...

CATALONIAN ARMY ENTERS FRANCE

Catalonian Army Enters France (1939)

The Catalonian army crosses the French border and set up camp.

NATIONALIST FLAG HOISTED ON FRENCH FRONTIER

Nationalist Flag Hoisted On French Frontier (1939)

Footage of General Franco's army arriving at the...

FRANCE

France "Beware Other Items Share This Title" (1939)

Footage of Catalonian soldiers crossing into...

STREET FIGHTING IN ATHENS

Street Fighting In Athens (1945)

British forces fight communists in streets of Athens.

FIGHTING ROUND TERUEL

Fighting Round Teruel (1938)

Tanks move over snowy ground around the town of Teruel, captured by Franco...

BREAKING THE BLOCKADE OFF NORTHERN SPAIN

Breaking The Blockade Off Northern Spain (1937)

Battleships at sea and refugee being served food on...

REBUILDING THE BRIDGE ACROSS THE NERVION RIVER AT BILBAO

Rebuilding The Bridge Across The Nervion River At Bilbao (1938)

Spanish Nationalists rebuild the...

SPANISH WAR: WITH GENERAL FRANCO

Spanish War: With General Franco (1938)

General Franco salutes supporters at a rally in Spain.

BARCELONA - DEATH RAINS FROM THE SKY

Barcelona - Death Rains From The Sky (1938)

Scenes of destruction left after an air raid in...

SPANISH REFUGEES IN FRANCE

Spanish Refugees In France (1938)

Spanish refugees make their way to France; most of the men return to...

AFTERMATH - THE WAKE OF WAR aka AFTERMATH

Aftermath - The Wake Of War AKA Aftermath (1922)

Footage of large crowds looking at the damaged...

RALLYING TO THE NATION'S AID

Rallying To The Nation's Aid (1922)

Long queue of recruits in Dublin. Eire, Southern Ireland,...

IRISH REBELS NEW TERROR

Irish Rebels New Terror (1922)

Various shots of ruined buildings in Limerick (?), Ireland (Eire).

CASTELLON REJOICES - SPAIN

Castellon Rejoices - Spain (1938)

Castellon welcomes invading soldiers during Spanish civil war. ...