Film: 446

War + Military | 1940 | Sound | B/W


Contribution of service men and women from the British Empire and colonies to war effort in World War Two.
People from Bahamas, Bermuda, west Indies, British Honduras. Learie Constantine, BBC broadcast to the West Indies. Lumber camps, despatch rider, Spitfire pilot, Canadian wireless operators, factory workers. Women in the WAAF, working as drivers. Black soldiers in a jeep. Nurses. Aldis lamp. Ends with dance hall sequence with mixture of races dancing.

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