Documentary begins with soldiers on the march. The date "1914" is superimposed over the image. Army trucks carrying soldiers pass the camera. Various shots of aircraft being prepared for battle, bombs are put in place, helmets put on etc.
M/S of beauty pageant, probably late 1910s, early 1920s....
Night shots of massive fires + clearing up and rescue work the next morning.
Review of international news stories from that year.
Good footage of burning buildings in a Burmese town after a Japanese raid.
Scenes of the fighting and bombing of Stalingrad.
Queen Mary opens memorial gardens at St James' Church, Piccadilly.
Massive fires blaze in shops on Ilford High Road; aftermath looks like bomb damage.
Tottenham Timber Yard fire.
Children growing flowers and keeping rabbits at London's blitz site.