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Bamboo and Barbed Wire (1991)
The story of Scots interned by the Japanese in World War Two.

After the War audio clip
Arriving at Camp audio clip
Effects of the Camps audio clip
Food in the Camps audio clip
Hopes and Fears audio clip
Living Conditions audio clip
Peacetime Life audio clip
Punishments in the Camps audio clip
Surviving the Camps audio clip
The End of the War audio clip
The Start of War audio clip
Travelling to Camp audio clip

Dumbarton (1945)

An amateur film of the end of the war in Dumbarton.

Dumbarton VE Day Video Clip

Home Guard (1942)
Footage of the Home Guard on parade and on manoeuvres.

Home Guard Video Clip

Ministry of Information Trailers (1943)

Government appeals for help with the war effort.
War Savings Video Clip

Past Lives (2003)
A Second World War commando recollects his experiences.
Commando audio clip

Radio Padre, The (1992)
The story of the wartime forces chaplain.

The Radio Padre audio clip
The Radio Padre Code audio clip

Scotland’s Home Service (1998)
A collection of the best of 75 years of Scottish broadcasting.

Rudolf Hess audio clip

Scotland’s Century (1999)
Scots give their memories of events of the last century.

Wartime Children audio clip
Wartime Radio audio clip

Scots At War (2005)

Scots remember World War Two
The Bosun's Banter audio clip
Radio Room audio clip

Workers' Playtime (1942)
The morale-raising wartime entertainment programme.
Workers' Playtime audio clip
The Home Front and Home Guard
Archie Murphy from Lanarkshire. Training for soldiers.
During the war I lived in the countryside near Uddingston. There was an old coalmine area with only the overgrown pit bings remaining which were perfect playing areas and, in 1944, training sites for the army. We knew the area like the back of our hand and used to surprise the soldiers in their camouflaged trenches. I hope that we helped to save them as they were obviously not confident in the country.

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