The IWM Film Archive is the oldest film archive in the UK, holding over 20,000 hours of film, video and digital material and covering the two World Wars and all conflicts involving British or Commonwealth Forces since the start of the Twentieth Century to the present. Our collection also reflects aspects of civilian life in wartime, military life in peacetime, military exercises and operations.
This film is part of Free
Warwork News No 30
Wartime news magazine for factory workers, sponsored by the Ministry of Supply. News items often stressed the value of the 'factory front'.
From the collection of:
A display of products which have been re-used or converted into other objects, including aircraft seats made from paper pulp. A Canadian naval volunteer speaks obout the invasion of Sicily. Winston Churchill visits Quebec. The aerial bombardment of Berlin. The Allies, under the command of Field Marshal Montgomery, enter into Messina.