• Short Summary

    King George VI visits the Home Guard in the South Eastern Command.

  • Description

    Titles read: "THE KING WITH THE HOME GUARD".

    Somewhere in the South East of England.

    Various shots of King George VI visiting soldiers of the Home Guard in the South Eastern Command. The King has recently become Colonel-in-Chief of the Home Guard. He watches soldiers in training and chats to some of them, including Lance-Corporal Robey, son of comedian George Robey.

    Another soldier shows the King a new submachine gun called the Sten which is now being issued to the Home Guard.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1332.08
    Media URN:
    43980
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    16/07/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:59:00 / 01:17:42:00
    Canister:
    42/57

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