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British Field Marshal Douglas Haig reviews Royal Navy guard of honour upon arrival in Dover, late at end of World War I

British Expeditionary Force commander and Field Marshal, Sir Douglas Haig, debarks from a smaller ship onto a dock in Dover in December 1918, soon after the signing of the armistice ending World War 1. White cliffs of Dover seen briefly in background behind a large ship. Victorious Marshal Haig is met by Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes. A man with a royal mace stands behind the officers. British Royal Navy Guard of Honor band in white helmets plays as Commander Haig and Commander Keyes pass by the assembled forces. Civilians are lined up behind the military forces to welcome home Field Marshal Haig.

Date: 1918, December 19
Duration: 16 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
UK PM David George,British Union Leader Arthur Henderson and former UK PM Arthur Balfour at Downing Street in London,England.

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Lloyd George arrives at Downing Street in London, England during World War I. United Kingdom Prime Minister David Lloyd George gets off from a car. People crowd on the street. British Union Leader Arthur Henderson gets off from a car. People stand in the background. Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Arthur James Balfour in a car. A man opens a door of the car. The former Prime Minister gets out from the car.

Date: 1918
Duration: 30 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Buildings and a cathedral are damaged due to bombing of London, Britain and bomb geysers near ships in the English Channel.

Areas of England are bombed during the Battle of Britain of World War II. Smoke rises from a bombed portion of Coventry following a blitzkrieg or blitz attack by the German Lutwaffe over London and other cities in England. British enlisted men and civilians walk around bombed buildings. Debris and rubble in the foreground. The bombed and gutted St Michaels Cathedral (Coventry Cathedral) in Coventry, West Midlands, England. Military men look at the devastation and effects of the bombing. A bomb demolished building in the foreground. Rubble and debris on the streets in other British cities. Civilians walk through the ruins of the bombed buildings. Scene changes to English Channel as bombs hit near an unidentified British ship. German aircraft in formation fly through flak bursts. Bomb bursts near the stern of a ship in the English Channel. The Cliffs of Dover in the background. German bombing near three British merchant ships in the English Channel. The coastline of the English Channel in the background.

Date: 1940
Duration: 1 min 1 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Germans prepare for a direct invasion and British sailors drop naval mines in the English Channel for coastal protection.

Germany's successive attack over England during World War II. German soldiers observe papers at a desk and prepare for direct invasion over England. The soldiers observe back lighted reconnaissance photos with a magnifying glass and observe forms of ships. A German pilot inside an aircraft in flight low near the coast of Dover, Portsmouth, and Plymouth. A German torpedo boat, or Schnellboots aka S-boot or S-boat, at sea running at high speed. German sailors and officers on the deck of a Schnellboots torpedo boat. German Army paratroopers in training for jumps. German paratroopers jump from simulated aircraft at low height, and hanging from wires, as they practice landing and rolling. German paratroopers at the open door of an aircraft and jumping in a line from the aircraft in flight. A number of parachutes in the air. A sketch shows the layers of British defensive positions from the coast inward. British flying boat over water. Gun turret of flying boat in action. A British ship in the rough North Sea during a squall storm. British sailors in mine laying operation drop large round naval contact mines with protruding Hertz horns visible, into the sea. Booms with steel submarine nets in front of a British harbor to catch submarines and surface craft.

Date: 1941
Duration: 2 min 40 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Dover and Calais after various attacks by Germany in World War II.

Dover, United Kingdom: The town of Dover in Kent. Men, women and children move to underground shelters. Women play cards and knit. German artillery fired. British soldiers amid ruins. Calais, France: Calais under the Canadians. Man cleans a room. Destroyed bridges. Canadians evacuated across the Calais Canal. Men, women, children, and wounded civilians helped across the canal by soldiers. Wounded lifted into military ambulances. A woman holds her wounded child. Allied airplanes drop bombs over enemy territory. Explosion and smoke due to bombardment. Soldiers examine German artillery and coastal guns. A white flag put up at a surrendered German post.

Date: 1944
Duration: 2 min 50 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Montage of British commerce and industry scenes and achievements

U.S. Air Force airmen sightseeing in Trafalgar Square area of London. Airmen stand next to Duke of Wellington equestrian statue at Church of St Martin-in-the-Fields, and look up at Bank of England building. Scene changes to the White Cliffs of Dover. British farms. Paintings of historic British maritime ships and activity. Animated map of British seaborne trade routes. A British port with meat and coffee imports, and coal and manufactured goods being exported. A ship being loaded with British goods.

Date: 1954
Duration: 1 min 40 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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