• Short Summary

    With the end of the first year of war, the Free French army forms under General de Gaulle in England, the Home Guard grows to a million-man citizen army, and the Nazi German Luftwaffe loses the Battle of Britain to ground fire and the Royal Air Force

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    An English overview of the French Navy's liberation, the war's movement east and the formation of the Home Guard includes air combat, planes crashing into sea, soldiers guarding beach, acres of wrecked German planes

    BONNETT, Sydney Filming the War 1940

    CAMERAS & cameramen Bonnet..Turner filming

    CANNON, Mr Peter Filming the War 1940

    GEMMELL JIMMY Filming the war 1940

    HAWKINS EDWARD Filming the War 1940

    MARTIN CHARLES Filming the War 1940

    TURNER JOHN Filming the War 1940

    WALKER Syd enters cinema to see first year of war film

    WAR Review of for 1940 with Syd Walker ... Inc Defeat of Poland ... Battle of the River Plate ... Battle of Narvik ... Mr Churchill takes over .. Fall of Holland Leopold capitulates .. Italy enters war .. Epic of Dunkirk ... Capitulation of France ... R.A.F. smashes Luftwaffe ... Cameramen: Jimmy Gemmell, Edward Hawkins Peter Cannon, John Turner, Syd Bonnett, & Charles Martin

    Marshal Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Petain, World War II, World War 2, WWII, Second World War, war, Royal Navy, RN, Operation Sealion, General Charles Andre Joseph Marie de Gaulle, French Army, Battle of Britain, Luftwaffe, Royal Air Force, RAF, Home Guard, HG, citizen soldier, Hawker Hurricane, Supermarine Spitfire, flak, anti-aircraft, ack ack, fighter, fighters, plane, warplane, pilot, pilots, crew, bomber, machine gun, gunfire, cannon, shell, shells, shelling, shelled, Heinkel 111, Dornier DO17
    Background: With the end of the first year of war, the Free French army forms under General de Gaulle in England, the Home Guard grows to a million-man citizen army, and the Nazi German Luftwaffe loses the Battle of Britain to ground fire and the Royal Air Force

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8ZQJK98FRWV9GA62MD2WOS9O0
    Media URN:
    VLVA8ZQJK98FRWV9GA62MD2WOS9O0
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:28:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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