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Army Economy
Army Economy

Army Economy 1916

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Army Economy 1916

1 mins United Kingdom

Hounslow’s Osterley Park stately home was used to train drivers for the Army Service Corps during the First World War, but here we see another use – growing vegetables on waste ground for soldiers’ meals. Men are shown hoeing land, before a rich crop of what appear to be sprouts is held up for the admiration of viewers.

Selected by London's Screen Archives From the BFI National Archive

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Farming World War I Army Service Corps Vegetable gardens

Collection

Cinema of WWI 1916 on Film

Released

1916

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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