Italian troops cross the Abyssinian border from Eritrea sparking fears of a war.
The League of Nations hears the case of Italy's aggression against Abyssinia and Anthony Eden states action must be taken to keep the peace.
Italian and Abyssinian troops make preparations for a war against each other.
Ramsay MacDonald addresses the people through the Pathe camera about the war between Italy and Abyssinia, and Britain's pledge to try and end it.
Italian cavalry, tanks and infantry advance into Northern Abyssinia (Ethiopia).
Ethiopia prepares itself for war as thousands of recruits pour into Addis Ababa to training.
Abyssinian Army is getting ready for the war with Italy.
Abyssinians are getting ready for war as Emperor Haile Selassie assumes role of War Minister.
Emperor Haile Selassie at religious procession in Addis Ababa, Italian troops leave for service in North Africa.
Italian troops invade city of Aksum in Northern Ethiopia (Abyssinia).
Latest pictures from Abyssinia and the Italian Front.
Italian troops give display of strength - while their comrades set off for Ethiopia.
Italian troops on the move in what looks like the Abyssinian campaign.
Italian army reinforces its camps and gun emplacements as they advance into Abyssinia.
A look at camps abandoned by retreating Ethiopians as Italian Army advances across Ethiopia.
Italian troops in Abyssinia - lots of shots of damage to Addis Ababa.
Italian troops meet and talk to local people as they march through Abyssinia.
Allied POW's freed, looted treasure found, Churchill calls for victory over Japan now.
Footage of Prisoner of war camp.
Material showing invasion scenes, and ex allied prisoners of war being liberated.
Allied prisoners of war liberated and slowly returning home.
Royal Air Force keeps night air attacks on Berlin.
Great shots of RAF bombing crews preparing for a mission.
Good aerial shots of Genoa being bombed by the RAF, seen from a Lancaster bomber at night.
British and American day and night air raids of Hamburg, Germany.
Quentin Reynolds and 'Bomber' Harris feature in item about the RAF bombing of Cologne.
Air battle against Germany continues after German bombing of 'selected targets' in London.
Great footage as we accompany the RAF on bombing raids by day and night.
Great story follows RAF Bomber Command on a mission.
RAF bomber command prepare for a raid on the German-controlled Renault works in Paris.
King George VI visits British and American Bomber Command stations in the Home Counties.
Royal Air Force bombs Cologne in Thunderbolt raids.
Night air raid of Essen, Germany.
Churchill, Lloyd George and other cabinet ministers arrive for meeting in London.
Members of the Cabinet arrive for a cabinet meeting at Inverness, they include Lloyd George and Churchill.
Meeting of the War Cabinet in 1940.
Cabinet Ministers arrive to 10 Downing Street.
Material showing Winston Churchill and member of War Cabinet in London.
Footage of Winston Churchill at in Downing Street with General Smuts and Beaverbrook.
Winston Churchill and his War Cabinet in London.
New Cabinet Ministers get Seals of Office from King.
Pathe remembers the 27th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
German pilots are fought off over Dover by Spitfires and Hurricanes of the RAF.
Crews of RAF Wellington bombers take off for a flight.
RAF pilots scramble to attack a formation of German bombers.
Shots from cameras mounted by guns of Hurricane fighters as they shoot at German planes.
German bombers attack British ships off Dover. Hurricanes go up to see them off.
Fighter pilots of the RAF fight off German aircraft attacking a convoy.
RAF pilots take off to engage German planes attacking British a convoy.
Activities at the RAF bomber station.
Good shots of Spitfire fighters scrambling to take off.
British RAF (Royal Air Force) Lancaster bombers on a bombing raid.
A compilation of shots of Spitfires in action.