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Citizens Army

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Description Men from a variety of backgrounds and professional fields are trained for the British Home Guard. Describes the development and standardization of this volunteer citizen’s army. Scenes from training schools show instruction in use of modern weapons, methods of attack, camouflage, and dispersal under aircraft fire. Depicts practice maneuvers in the heart of London.
Creator Strand Film Production
Great Britain. Ministry of Information
Contributor Donald Taylor: Produced By; Ivan Moffat: Directed By; Charles Marlborough: Camera; Robert Speaight: Commentary; C. Tasto: Recorded By
Date Issued 1941
Original Format 16mm print
Duration 10:38
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.K.
Geographic Coverage U.K.