Home Front Heroes 1940

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

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

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
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
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

Related Videos

Hide
Round The World In 186 Hours!

Round The World In 186 Hours!

Wiley Post comes in to land in New York after his record breaking flight.

Round The World In 6 Days?

Round The World In 6 Days?

Wiley Post sets off to fly to Berlin and then on around the world.

Return Of World Wonder Flyers!

Return Of World Wonder Flyers!

Wiley Post and Harold Gatty land after their long distance flight.

The World Wonder Flyers!

The World Wonder Flyers!

Harold Gatty and Wiley Post take off on a transatlantic flight.

"Odyssey Of The Air"

Film from Wiley Post's plane on his epic flight.

Meet Billy Walker

Meet Billy Walker

Good shots of Boxer Billy Walker in training for his next fight.

Post And Gatty Explain Their Flight Exclusively For Pathe News Aka Post And Catty

Post And Gatty Explain Their Flight Exclusively For Pathe News Aka Post And Catty

Interview with Round The World fliers Wiley Post and Harold Gatty.

Post And Gatty Drive To City Hall Aka Post And Catty

Post And Gatty Drive To City Hall Aka Post And Catty

Round The World fliers Wiley Post and Harold Gatty as they are welcomed to New York.

Images from World War One. These disturbing stills show the extraordinary effects of shell shock on war soldiers.
WW1shellshock
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
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
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
As two weeks of football mania get underway, we take a look at some fun facts from the 1966 World Cup.
world cup