• Short Summary

    Men left at home volunteer to guard against paratroopers.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "'Parashots' Enrol"

    CU War Minister Anthony Eden sitting in front of microphone at his desk - not speaking.

    VS Shots from library of German parachutists dropping on manoeuvres.

    CU Police sign outside a police station which is surrounded by sand bags.

    MS Men queuing up to sign on for the Defence Volunteer Corps.

    CU Application form for the Corps.

    N.B. Presumably this is a fore runner of the LDV - Local Defence Volunteers or the Home Guard.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1045.07
    Media URN:
    20797
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:59:00 / 01:10:48:00
    Canister:
    40/41

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