Home Front - Blitz. Reel 1. 1940

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
This video has no sound

Comments (1)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

  • Pity there's no sound on this clip, incredible to watch though!

    Beezer 6th Mar 2012

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
August 2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
Animals are often the forgotten army of World War I. They displayed unwavering courage even when exposed to extreme conditions. British Pathé pay tribute to these forgotten warriors.
WW1animals
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt

Related Videos

Hide
On The Home Front

On The Home Front

Footage of the King and Queen visiting workers in clothes factory and gun factory.

On The Home Front

On The Home Front

Defences go up in London, evacuees are sent away and refugees arrive from Europe.

Do You Carry Your Gas Mask ?

Do You Carry Your Gas Mask ?

Good home front film encouraging people to carry their gas masks at all times.

Chief Constable William Burns Lindley

Chief Constable William Burns Lindley

Home front: review of the Special Constables (men not at war because of age; disability; etc.).

Home Front- Blitz.  Reel 2.

Home Front- Blitz. Reel 2.

Life going on in London during the Blitz. Some items from newsreels.

Home Front - Blitz.  Reel 3.

Home Front - Blitz. Reel 3.

Life going on in London during the Blitz. Some items from newsreels.

Home Front - Blitz.  Reel 5.

Home Front - Blitz. Reel 5.

Life going on in London during the Blitz. Some items from newsreels.

Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
Over its history, the Pathe cameras filmed a number of people who had committed heinous crimes. So in no particular order, these images show ten faces of truly evil men and women.
Himmler
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved and over 17 million people died.
WW1
Life before health and safety laws; men worked at huge heights, balancing on girders and cranes all in order to help build the world's tallest skyscrapers.
Vertigo
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald