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'MOPPING UP' IN LIBYA

'mopping Up' In Libya (1942)

British armoured cars and infantry advance through the Libyan desert.

MINE SWEEPING IN THE FAR EAST

Mine Sweeping In The Far East (1942)

British minesweeper in action in the seas of the Far East.

WAR IN USA - FIRST PICTURES

War In USA - First Pictures (1942)

America prepares for war and Hawaii in the aftermath of the first...

COMMANDOS RAID NORWAY

Commandos Raid Norway (1942)

British Commandos raid Vaagso and Maaloy islands of Norway and capture...

CZECH INDEPENDENCE DAY Dublin issue

Czech Independence Day Dublin Issue (1942)

Czechoslovakians in national costume attend an...

PORTABLE AIR PORT [sic] Dublin issue

Portable Air Port [sic] Dublin Issue (1942)

Portable flooring of an aerodrome assembled at Hoffman,...

NEW TYPE OF PLANE Dublin issue

New Type Of Plane Dublin Issue (1942)

A new plane that looks like a moth is tried out in Hawthorn,...

DUMB MAN SPEAKS Dublin issue

Dumb Man Speaks Dublin Issue (1942)

Man left mute by a throat operation shows us the home-made device...

MOUNTAIN MANOEUVRES Dublin issue

Mountain Manoeuvres Dublin Issue (1942)

American Alpine Troops in training on Mount Ranier in...

SAFETY-FIRST SANDBAGS aka SAND BAGGING IN USA Dublin issue

Safety-First Sandbags AKA Sand Bagging In USA Dublin Issue (1942)

Sand is excavated and loaded...

ROOSEVELT XMAS PARTY Dublin issue

Roosevelt Xmas Party Dublin Issue (1942)

President Roosevelt carves the turkey at the annual...

SIX-YEAR-OLD BOWLING CHAMP aka YOUNG BOWLING CHAMP Dublin issue

Six-Year-Old Bowling Champ AKA Young Bowling Champ Dublin Issue (1942)

Precocious 6-year-old...

EDEN BACK FROM RUSSIA

Eden Back From Russia (1942)

Anthony Eden talks of his recent trip to Russia for talks in Moscow.

CHURCHILL IN USA

Churchill In USA (1942)

Winston Churchill visits Washington DC and speaks to the Senate at the Capitol...

ON THE MOSCOW FRONT

On The Moscow Front (1942)

Story covering the Russian offensive along the Moscow front and German...

NEWS FROM SINGAPORE

News From Singapore (1942)

Australian soldiers in Singapore dig defences plus scenes of destruction...

LIBYA OFFENSIVE - CONTINUED

Libya Offensive - Continued (1942)

Item showing the British army advancing through Libya and rounding...

SCIENCE ASSISTS CRIPPLED CHILDREN Dublin issue

Science Assists Crippled Children Dublin Issue (1942)

Infantile Paralysis sufferers learn to use...

NAVAL CADETS GRADUATE Dublin issue

Naval Cadets Graduate Dublin Issue (1942)

Naval cadets graduate from Annapolis Academy and receive...

WARDENS' MASS ENLISTMENT Dublin issue

Wardens' Mass Enlistment Dublin Issue (1942)

20,000 members of the Building Employers Union enlist...

BLOEMFONTEIN UNDER SNOW Dublin issue

Bloemfontein Under Snow Dublin Issue (1942)

Snow scenes in the South African city of Bloemfontein.

SOUTH AFRICAN

South African "Derby" Dublin Issue (1942)

Scenes of the South African Derby at Greyville Race Course...

THREE MUSKETEERS Dublin issue

Three Musketeers Dublin Issue (1942)

A dog and two chimpanzees play together at St Louis Zoo.

RED ARMY PARADE

Red Army Parade (1942)

Joseph Stalin takes the salute during a Russian Revolution anniversary parade in...

SIKORSKI IN RUSSIA

Sikorski In Russia (1942)

Polish Prime Minister Sikorski signs a treaty of mutual assistance with Joseph...

INTER-ALLIED CONFERENCE IN LONDON

Inter-Allied Conference In London (1942)

Representatives of overrun countries of Europe discuss...

'SOME CHICKEN - SOME NECK!' MR CHURCHILL AT OTTAWA

'some Chicken - Some Neck!' Mr Churchill At Ottawa (1942)

Winston Churchill addresses the Canadian...

SNEEZING TRAILER aka CYRIL FLETCHER IN THE CARELESS SNEEZER

Sneezing Trailer AKA Cyril Fletcher In The Careless Sneezer (1942)

Comedian Cyril Fletcher...

ENGLAND V SCOTLAND

England V Scotland (1942)

International 'Aid For Russia' football match between England and Scotland.

US CONFISCATES ENEMY RADIOS

Us Confiscates Enemy Radios (1942)

America confiscates radios and cameras from Japanese, German and...

ENEMY ATTACK BRITISH PATROL IN MEDITERRANEAN

Enemy Attack British Patrol In Mediterranean (1942)

Enemy air attack seen from on board a British...

MR CHURCHILL COMES HOME

Mr Churchill Comes Home (1942)

Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrives in London after talks in...

SUPPLIES FOR OUR ARMIES

Supplies For Our Armies (1942)

Item detailing the cost of hundreds of army supplies at a Royal Ordnance...

IN IRAN TODAY

In Iran Today (1942)

British and Indian troops accompany tanks for Russia in Iran; also Queen and Shah of...

NORMANDIE RENAMED LAFAYETTE

Normandie Renamed Lafayette (1942)

French liner SS Normandie becomes the American Naval Auxiliary ship...

SOVIET DELEGATES VISIT SHIP YARDS

Soviet Delegates Visit Ship Yards (1942)

Crowds of shipyard workers listen to speeches by members of...

AMERICAN TROOPS IN NORTHERN IRELAND

American Troops In Northern Ireland (1942)

The first contingent of American soldiers arrive on...

PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT ADDRESSES CONGRESS

President Roosevelt Addresses Congress (1942)

President Franklin Roosevelt speaks of Churchill's...

CLOTHES AND THE MAN

Clothes And The Man (1942)

Prime Minister Winston Churchill poses in fur hat in Canada and siren suit in...

THE FALL OF BARDIA

The Fall Of Bardia (1942)

German and Italian prisoners are rounded up during the fall of Bardia in...

MILK TRAILER

Milk Trailer (1942)

Government trailer showing the groups of people that are guaranteed a daily ration of...

VIOLENT STORM LASHES CAPE Dublin issue

Violent Storm Lashes Cape Dublin Issue (1942)

Floods and severe gales at Cape Town, South Africa.

US CONFISCATES ENEMY RADIOS Dublin issue

Us Confiscates Enemy Radios Dublin Issue (1942)

Duplicate story - radios are confiscated from...

PRESENTATION PANDAS Dublin issue

Presentation Pandas Dublin Issue (1942)

Two panda bears from China play in a room at San Francisco...

GREAT RUGBY CLASH Dublin issue

Great Rugby Clash Dublin Issue (1942)

Rugby match between Northern Transvaal and Western Province...

"The Keys" On "The Rock" (1942)

Lord Gort attends the Ceremony of the Keys at Gibraltar.

VICHY CONVOY CAPTURED

Vichy Convoy Captured (1942)

Vichy French merchant ships carrying supplies to the Germans are captured...

INTRODUCING 'THE VINGLE'

Introducing 'the Vingle' (1942)

Women are encouraged to have short hair so it doesn't get caught in...

ATLANTIC CROSSINGS MAKE HISTORY

Atlantic Crossings Make History (1942)

Winston Churchill travels to America, and the first American...

HOT WATER TRAILER

Hot Water Trailer (1942)

Government film encouraging us to save hot water and fuel for the war effort.