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Films from the Home Front

Films from the Home Front
'Films from the Home Front' brings together a collection of unique moving images illustrating what life was like for ordinary people in Britain during the Second World War, as seen through amateur documentaries, newsreels, government films, and home movies. Browse the Theme section to discover films illustrating how the home guard trained, how community and home life continued during the war, how women's roles changed and many other subjects. Or browse by Archive to see examples of films held in regional archive collections around the UK. Also see the Whitehawk Primary School project:

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