National Service Week 1914-1918

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National Service Week - the great advertisement setting in Trafalgar Square.

London.

Pan across an almost deserted Trafalgar Square as we see advertisements / public service announcements / pleas for enrolment in National Service are painted all over the base of Nelson's Column. The...

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Cataloguer:
Cheri
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Silent
Media URN:
73452
Sort Number:
ON 154 E
Time in/Out:
01:21:57:00 / 01:22:30:00
Canister:
ON 154 E
Film ID:
1926.20
Issue Date:
1914 - 1918

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Newsreels
Categories
War & Revolution War & Revolution
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WW1 Life on the Home Front

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