Several M/S's of elderly gentleman Mr Sharper kneeling down picking potatoes from his allotment in Manchester. The commentator says that he is actually blind. M/S's of the man wheeling a barrow round his garden.
Note: The commentator says Mr Sharper has won the 'Dig For Victory' Diploma.
German prisoners digging dead from houses
Demonstration of ditch-digging machine.
US soldiers dig trench on Western Front.
British troops practice digging, shelling c. 1915.
French soldiers lay wreath at grave then dig graves at bottom of hillside.
British soldiers dig trenches.
French soldiers digging trench in World War One.
Quirky comedy sketch by Ministry of Information about growing winter vegetable crops.