Documentary about events of 1939 - preparations for war and then hostilities break out.
Good home front film encouraging people to carry their gas masks at all times.
Public information trailer telling people to carry their gas masks with them.
Demonstrations of how to put on gas masks and the work of the ARP wardens.
Gas attack exercise is held in Esher, Surrey.
The home demonstrates how to use gas masks for babies, London.
Herbert Morrison gives speech encouraging people to be vigilant against gas attacks.
The cricketer Len Hutton gets married, Yorkshire.
Footage of the zoo animals at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire.
Asparagus pickers in the Vale of Evesham and a French baby is put into a protective gas bag.
Story of bombed out family in Southwark from their rescue to entering temporary accommodation.