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Brighton's Warship Week and Tank Week
Brighton's Warship Week and Tank Week

Brighton's Warship Week and Tank Week 1941


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Brighton's Warship Week and Tank Week 1941

16 mins United Kingdom

A film showing various events in wartime Brighton starting with a mayoral inspection of fire-fighters and their engines after which food minister, Lord Woolton, arrives to open the Civic Restaurant. Warship Week sees a decorated trolley bus gliding along Grand Parade while pigs at a local farm, are rounded up by a pair of Land Girls. After a parade of tanks, Herbert Morrison, the Home Secretary, visits Brighton, to talk to locals and inspect local Fire Service and ARP teams.

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