• Short Summary

    Home Guard are trained to use machine guns, rifles and hand grenades.

  • Description

    Title reads: "School for Home Guard".

    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots of soldiers of the Home Guard firing rifles and machine guns in training, they are closely supervised by officers. Various shots of the men throwing grenades: Mills bombs, grenades "shaped like a thermos flask" and special antitank hand grenades, "sticky bombs". The soldiers through the grenades at a chalk rock face, looks like old quarry.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1099.35
    Media URN:
    38339
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/08/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:07:00 / 01:46:02:00
    Canister:
    41/63

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