Deforestation Work by VTC (Volunteer Civilian Corps) - willing hands busy on urgent work.
Location of events unknown.
Pan across group of men, mostly in shirtsleeves, but some in army tunics and hats, cutting down spindly trees and piling the branches together. Volunteers in civvies...
Men left at home volunteer to guard against paratroopers.
Motorcyclists sign on to act as volunteer despatch riders.
Hoylake detachment of Cheshire Voluntary Training Corps parade on field.
Stories from around the Country and the World.
Volunteer troops march through a town, led by a military band.
American soldiers on parade, departures, training and Red Cross recruitment.
Pathe calls for people to volunteer their services in aid of the country.
Ambulances and new recruits parade.
Herbert Morrison talks about compulsory fire watching and fire fighting teams.
Ambulances set off from Yorkshire for the front.
Allies advance through Normandy, ATS girls arrive for duty at Normandy beaches.
Footage of the women workers doing a variety of traditionally male jobs. USA.
Great footage of American WAACs working in railway yard - wearing trousers!
French police check people's papers to ensure they aren't spies.
Ministry of Information recruitment drive to get women to join the armed forces.
Australian troops and civilians prepare to defend their country against possible Japanese attacks.
An item showing the importance of Australian civil defence workers.
Australian Home Guard parade in Melbourne.
American troops celebrate Independence Day with parade in Bath.
Civil defence workers working on rubble of bomb sites after air raid - emotive images!
Great story about the Home Guard - they are told to 'Kill the Bosche - Shoot to kill'.
King George VI and Queen Elizabeth watch a parade of Civil Defence workers in London.
Army men at work in clearing debris from London's bomb damaged streets.
Colonel Donald Cochrane inspects civilian (volunteer?) troops.