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.
DVD copy available.
Producer, Donald Taylor ; director, Ivan Moffat ; camera, Charles Marlborough ; commentary writer, Robert Speaight ; sound recorder, C. Tasto.
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a Strand Film production ; produced for the Ministry of Information.