• Short Summary

    Shots of various civilians and soldiers who have won medals for gallantry.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Home Front Heroes".

    GV Man standing amidst the wreckage of his bombed home. VS MSs. and CUs. of Patrick King of the ARP (Air Raid Precautions) being greeted by small crowd and walking with a blind woman. He was awarded the George Medal for rescuing the woman from her blitzed home.

    MS & CU of Sonia Straw who won the George Medal for saving the lives of people during air raid.

    MS & CU of Sapper George Wiley and Lieutenant Robert Davies with the other members of the bomb disposal team that removed the bomb that threatened to destroy St. Paul's Cathedral. They both were awarded the George Cross.

    N.B. This reel shows some signs of damage.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1164.02
    Media URN:
    40223
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:49:00 / 01:01:22:00
    Canister:
    40/81

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