"Britain's Home Front" tells the full, extraordinary story of everyday life on the British Home Front from pre-war days to de-mobbing. Complete in three extra-length volumes, this unique collection is packed with rare and previously unseen government information films of the period, cinema newsreel footage and exclusive interviews with those who lived through those incredible times. A powerful and inspiring portrait of the British People in their 'finest hour', this collection is one of the most dramatic and exciting film histories of a nation at war ever made.
Put That Light Out! Life in pre-war Britain through to the height of the 1940 Blitz. Fire Wardens vividly describe the horrors of the Blitz on London and Coventry. Those who were evacuated from the cities as children recall their fear and confusion, never knowing if they would see their parents again. Anti-aircraft gunners describe their nightly battles against the Luftwaffe and civilians provide a chilling account of living under the constant threat of air raids. Keep Smiling Through Life oft the Home Front from the Battle of Britain to 1942. A member of Britain's 'Secret Army' breaks his silence to reveal top secret plans to resist the anticipated Nazi invasion. A former 'Land Girl' recalls how an army of women helped to keep Britain fed and a wartime fireman gives ft first hand account of the struggle to save London during the Blitz. Original public information films explain how to tackle incendiary bombs - and raise chickens. When the Lights Go on Again Life in Britain from the arrival of the first Americans to the return home of our soldiers, sailors and airmen. The 'Yanks' brought with them luxuries, charm and the music of Glenn Miller - and changed everything on the Home Front. British women increasingly played their part in the factories, while a new Blitz emerged in the form of the deadly 'V' Bombs. Victory was hard-won, but celebrated in fine British style, as the superb film coverage here recalls!