British soldiers march down French road singing "Roll Out the Barrel".
A brief history of letter writing shows us letters from Anne Boleyn and Queen Elizabeth I from the British Museum.
Allied troops get onto troopships in North Africa in preparation for the Invasion of Sicily.
Good footage of the excavation of the ancient town of Herculaneum in Italy.
Soldiers cooking meat in pans and chopping greens.
Cuts from newsreel 46/86 - Doreen Harris sings 'Lili Marlene' at El Alamein concert.
World War One amputees practice using their new artificial limbs;
Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret watch a parade of British fashions.
Men wear the latest in embroidered Regency waistcoats. London.