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Civilians at War

Time to Remember Episode 10 of 12

The impact of two world wars on the UK's civilian population is told through newsreel footage and voiceover from the original 1950s series Time to Remember. Here are the war stories from the home front.

Includes footage of circus elephants being used as farm animals during the Great War; a pram protected against gas attack; footage of Londoners bedding down in the Underground during World War Two; and the celebrations at the end of both global conflicts.

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30 minutes

Last on

Sat 4 Jun 2011 18:10
BBC Two Northern Ireland


Role Contributor
NarratorLesley Sharp
Executive ProducerToby Stevens
DirectorKathryn Williams