Aerial views over wartime London showing barrage balloons.
Barrage balloons are tested at Camp Davis Barrage Balloon School.
Shots of a barrage balloon being inflated.
Sturdy WAAFs are trained in barrage balloon duty.
A barrage balloon drops supplies on the land.
Belinda the barrage balloon and her friends are attached to ships to prevent dive bomber attacks.
WAAFs are trained in the use of barrage balloons.
Air Minister Sir Kingsley Wood pays a visit to Kidbrooke to see the barrage balloons there. Greater London.
A line of barrage balloons is sent up into the air from the old airship base at Cardington.
Air Vice Marshal Boyle inspects boats and barges from which are flying barrage balloons
The King and Queen and Joseph Chamberlain inspect a barrage balloon base in Hook.
Parachute drops from barrage balloon in Oxfordshire.
Barrage balloons are used to protect Dover Harbour and the ships in it.
Balloon barrages to defend British cities are made in a large hangar in Godalming, Surrey.
Scotland's famous Forth Bridge is seen with barrage balloons floating above it.
Damaged barrage balloon twists over London.
Barrage balloons are inflated and tested near the Tower of London.
This item shows sketches of the first hot air balloon, and explains how barrage balloons work.
A camera attached to a small barrage balloon takes aerial photographs above a Kensington Mews.
All-woman barrage balloon crew prepare for Services' Arts and Crafts Exhibition.
Material showing convoy of merchant ships.
Footage of National Service show in Hyde Par, London.
Wreckage of crashed German planes after air raid on Southeast England.
A van collects laundry in order to save petrol during wartime.
Dog fights over the English Channel and Scrapheap of smashed German planes.
RAF pilots take off to engage German planes attacking British a convoy.
Footage of landing craft and warships at sea.
Fighter pilots of the RAF fight off German aircraft attacking a convoy.
Nazi bombers seen during a raid on S.E. England and the some of the aftermath, including shots of the remains of bombers brought down during the raid.
Footage of planes doing 'aerobatics' in rehearsals for the RAF pageant.
American troops landing in South of France with little opposition from German occupiers.
Material showing British troops building airfield, Spitfires flying, and fleet of ships at sea.
Women's Air Corps camp: girls learn first air, car maintenance and signalling.
Duchess of Gloucester inspects W.A.A.F. troops at unknown base.
The King and Queen witness an R.A.F. pageant.
German pilots are fought off over Dover by Spitfires and Hurricanes of the RAF.
A Royal Naval Auxiliary Patrol on duty and in training on River Thames.
Good item showing men from the watch patrolling St. Paul's cathedral.
British paratroopers in training and on mass jump from bombers.
Montage of footage from 1938 Crisis - digging trenches in Green Park and gas mask fittings.
King Carol and Prince Michael of Rumania inspect men and machines at R.A.F. base in Odiham, Hampshire.
Great footage of people in wartime London relaxing in parks plus orators at Speaker's Corner.
Footage of preparations being made in Britain for outbreak of war.
Barrage balloons are repaired and maintained at hangar in Cardington, Bedfordshire.
Portsmouth bombed in German air raid. 1941?
Documentary about the life of King George VI and of the love within the royal family.
British landing craft and ships - possibly training for D Day.
The soldiers of Northern Command in York put on a grand show.
RAF Air Pageant at Hendon - lots of formation flying and smoke trails.
Women show off their parachuting skills.
A Royal Navy Minesweeper runs aground in St. Ives.
Group Captain Donaldson achieves unofficial fastest speed in Gloster Meteor jet plane.