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CLIP 3653

Great British Events in the 1940s

Great British Events in the 1940s
Key Info
  • Great British Events in the 1940s
  • Duration: 1:12
  • A montage of historic British events that happened in the 1940s. Footage includes the marriage of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip in 1947,The Olympic games held in London 1948 and British production of the world's fastest plane in 1949. This clip has subtitles available in Flash.
  • Credits: British Pathe
  • Subject:



    Social History and Change

  • Keywords: 1940, 1940s, Britain, royal family, royal wedding, 1948 Olympic Games, Olympics, aeroplane, plane, great events, subtitled
Ideas for use in class
  • The pupils can choose three of the greatest British events to happen in this century - what would they choose and why?
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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