Sandbag defences and barbed wire are quickly put up around the heart of London.
Tractors plough up land in Belfast for war time agricultural use.
Quirky comedy sketch by Ministry of Information about growing winter vegetable crops.
"Dig for Victory" shows you when to plant seeds to have fresh vegetables all year round.
Footage of blind gentleman at work in his garden.
A short trailer film encouraging city workers to move to working on farms.
King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit Bath after air raids leave parts of the city in ruins.
Infantile Paralysis sufferers learn to use feet instead of hands and are put in iron lungs.
Good footage of treatment for polio victims at Queen Mary's Hospital in Carshalton.