This film documents a fund raising event for the Green Howards, an infamous Yorkshire regiment. Salute the Soldier week features a procession from international regiments, speeches from senior military leaders (Charles De Gaule is possibly in attendance) and local dignitaries. Other fund raisings schemes include an open air service.
Part one of a training film made by the army in Yorkshire that shows the best methods of camouflage and fieldcraft for the Home Guard. Using short clips of film footage and intertitles are used throughout to explain the right and wrong way to carry out their certain manoeuvres.
Part two of a training film made by the army in Yorkshire that shows the best methods of camouflage and fieldcraft for the Home Guard. Using short clips of film footage and intertitles the film explains the right and wrong way to carry out their duties.
Part three of a training film made by the army in Yorkshire that shows the best methods of camouflage and fieldcraft for the Home Guard. Using short clips of film footage and intertitles the film explains the right and wrong way to carry out their duties.
This film records the events of a 'Warship Week' fundraising appeal held in Bridlington in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Each day different events would be held to encourage people to donate money to help build warships for the war effort. Intertitles would precede the events of each day that celebrated Home Front services.
This amateur film, set in Bridlington in the East Riding of Yorkshire, shows clear examples of the work that different Home Front agencies undertook during war time. As well as capturing a Warship Week in the heart of the town, the film includes interesting scenes showing a female ARP officer going about her work.
This is a film from Bridlington showing various events during 1942, including a campaign to forge links between the youth of Britain and America, a visit by Lady Mountbatten, Armistice Sunday, a procession of wartime service personnel, and a celebration of the victory in Libya.
This film, made by Debenham & Co. of York, was made in order to raise money for the dependents of war casualties as well as soldiers disabled during the conflicts of World War I. It features a mixture of drama and actuality footage.
This film features a Commemoration for the members of the police force who lost their lives fighting in World War Two.
This film documents the Peace Day celebrations in Hull. It includes troop and cadet inspections as well as a parade of the East Yorkshire Regiment and accompanying parties through the city.
In 1962, a Civil Defence Rally was held in West Park, Hull. This rally was different from previous events as it brought together all defence volunteers from across the Yorkshire region. This film documents the activities surrounding the event from initial preparations, set up in the park, defence displays, informational marquees, and musical entertainment and is accompanied by commentary explaining the events.
This film, made by Debenham & Co., documents a military race at the Beverley Racecourse on Saturday, 29th April, 1916. The cross-country race was organized by the Northern Command Cross-Country Association and included 435 starters. Upwards of 250 men finished the 6.5 mile race including winner Lance Corporal Chapell.
This is the first part of a two part film of the Territorial Army in Beverley. This part shows them arriving in Beverley, marching to the Westwood where they are have set up camp and are cooking.
This is the second part of a two part film of the Territorial Army in Beverley. This part shows them camped in the Westwood, cooking and eating.
This is a film of the RAF in Beverley, with a march through Beverley – made alongside another film, ‘Inspection of the ATC 399 (Beverley)', YFA number 5158.
This is a film of Beverley Air Training Corp on parade through the Market Square – made alongside another film, ‘RAF Beverley Scenes’, YFA number 5157.
Made by Ernest Symmons of Debehnam & Co., this film features Beverley's fundraising efforts to buy a Spitfire in 1941.
This is a film of the commemoration of the 3rd anniversary of the Battle of Britain in Beverley. It includes a procession of service personnel through the town and a service at St Mary’s Church.
This is a film made by Vaughan and Co. of Hull of a carnival procession and parade though Preston, in East Riding.
This is film showing the procession and aircraft display that takes place in Beverley during War Weapons Week 1941.