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The British home front [videorecording] : the First World War. 1914-1918 /
Strike Force Entertainment ; licensed from British Pathé Limited.
imprint
[London, Eng.] : Strike Force Entertainment, c2014.
description
1 videodisc (162 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
format(s)
DVD
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imprint
[London, Eng.] : Strike Force Entertainment, c2014.
standard identifier
5013929674257
publisher #
SNB6742
general note
"The First World War Collection"--Disc.
abstract
The collection includes enlisting and conscription of recruits and their preliminary military drills and training; citizens' protests against pacifists, Germans, high food prices, conscription and other demanding alcohol prohibition and enemy internment; the changing role of women as land girls, grocers, navvies, gas workers, brewers, munition workers, postal workers, firefighters and locomotive engineers; emergency services of police, firefighters and locomotive engineers; attack from the air by Zeppelin bombers and from the sea by U-boat; the wartime wounded including convalescent homes, shellshock victims, war neuroses, amputee / artificial limb training; home front railways; royal tours including visits to London, Bath, Clydeside and Tyneside; Victory Parades.
catalogue key
9538201
technical details
DVD; PAL; Region 0; monaural; Full-screen presentation: 1.33:1.

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