• Short Summary

    Britain undertakes measures in preparation for war including calling up of troops, King and Prime Minister meeting in London, citizens returning home from abroad, museums closed, and priceless objects protected

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Britain is Prepared!

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    Britain undertakes measures in preparation for war including calling up of troops, King and Prime Minister meeting in London, citizens returning home from abroad, children rehearsing safety drills, museums closed and priceless objects protected

    Danzig Bus queues and preparations for air raids including the calling up of troops, the King and Prime Minister in London, Britains in Germany are advised to return home, museums closed and Duke of Kent and Sir N Henderson return

    AIR RAIDS & "A.R.P." Air Radi Notices in England & France re Polish German Crisis See "CRISIS"

    AIR RAIDS & "A.R.P." A.A. Guns in Hyde Pk - Railways strike called off all under cuts.

    ANTIAIRCRAFT A.A.Guns in Hyde Park - cuts

    BIG BEN 2.45 p.m. - Polish German Crisis

    BUCKINGHAM PALACE Chamberlain & Ministers go to Buck Pal re German-Polish Crisis

    BUS Bus queues at Morden when buses are requesitioned re German-Polish Crisis

    BUS Waiting to evacuate Children from London re ditto.

    CANTERBURY Stained glass removed from Canterbury Cathedral during Polish-German crisis

    CHAMBERLAIN, Neville Goes to Buck Pal by Car & to Parliament by car re ditto "Crisis Scenes in London"

    CHILDREN Rehearsing for evacuation in case of war.

    CRISIS Re Germany and Poland re Danzig & the Polish Corridor, Shots of Danzig, Refugees, Frontier barriers being put up, Bus Queues, darkened Traffic Lights, Air Raid Notices, Troops in line, marching, Troops in France, Getting into Lorries in Eng, Sailors at Stations, King returns, P.M.&Minister goes to Buck Pal, Parliament recalled, Posters, Downing St., Hore Belisha & Sir Kingsley Wood, N.Chamberlain, Big Ben 2.45 p.m., Croydon airport, Euke of Kent & Sir N. Henderson arrive croydon, Busses for Evacof Schoolchuldren who rehearse, National Gallery, Brit Museum, Mansion House sandbagged, Windows of Canterburry Cathedral removed, Roosevelt, Parliament from accross Thames, K & Q & Princesses

    CROYDON Arrivals during Polish-German Crisis, Duke of Kent, Sir Neville Henderson

    DOWNING ST. Scenes in Downing St. re German-Polish Crisis

    ELIZABETH, Princess Good lib shot w. K & Q & Sister used re Polish-German crisis

    ELIZABETH, Queen Good Lib shot w. K & Princess used re Polish German Crisis

    EVACUATION Children Rehearse Evacuation from London

    FRANCE, Military Calls up reserves & posts Air Raid Notices when Crisis arises re Poland & Germany

    FRONTIERS Closed re German-Polish Crisis

    GEORGE VI Returns to London re German-Polish crisis

    GEORGE VI Good Lib shots used re German-Polish w. Q. & Princesses.

    HENDERSON, Sir Neville Arrives Croydon during Polish-German crisis.

    HORE BELISHA In Downing St re Czech German Crisis

    HYDE PARK A.A. Guns set up during Polish German Crisis -cuts

    KENT, Duke of Arrive Croydon during Polish-German Crisis

    MANSION HOUSE. Sandbagged during Polish-German Crisis

    MARGARET ROSE w. K & Q & Sister - Good lib shot - used during German-Polish crisis

    MILITARY Troops called up re Crisis re Poland & Germany - In Line, marching, & in Lorries

    NATIONAL GALLERY Closed during Polish-German war Crisis

    NAVAL Sailors at Stations called up re German-Polish crisis

    PARLIAMENT Re-Assembles re Polish-German crisis - Good shot from across the river

    POLAND Crisis re Danzig with Germany

    POSTERS Newspaper posters saying Britons recalled from Germany


    RAILWAYS Sailors at Stations called up re German-Polish Crisis


    REFUGEES - Refugees near Danzig re German-Polish crisis.


    REFUGEES - Refugee Children from Danzig arrive L'pool St. Station


    ROOSEVELT, Pres. Lib shot sitting at Desk - good - signing - used during Polish German crisis


    SABENA, Aeroplane (= name of Belgium line) Unloading baggage at Croydon


    STRIKES Railway strike called off during German-Polish Crisis,W.J.R.Squance,W.P.Allen,W.J.Evans,


    TRAFFIC LIGHTS Derkened re Crisis with Germany

    Civil Defence; Military - Active; Personalities - Politicians; George VI of Great Britain; Prince George, 1st Duke of Kent; Government and Politics; Home Front; Mobilisation

    WWII, World War II, Second World War, citizenry, preparations, war, World War 2, prepare, preparation, eve,
    Background: Britain undertakes measures in preparation for war including calling up of troops, King and Prime Minister meeting in London, citizens returning home from abroad, museums closed, and priceless objects protected

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    Film ID:
    VLVA70VOV0UNJYJGGMGK2I7NBXAYP
    Media URN:
    VLVA70VOV0UNJYJGGMGK2I7NBXAYP
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/08/1939
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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