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The British Home Front First World War 1914-1918 [DVD]


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  • Format: PAL
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: Exempt
  • Studio: Essential Music
  • DVD Release Date: 18 Aug. 2014
  • Run Time: 153 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00KJHRH9G
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 69,842 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

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The enlisting and conscription of recruits and their preliminary military drills and training. Citizens protests against pacifists, Germans, high food prices, conscription and others demanding alcohol prohibition and enemy internment. The changing role of women; women as land girls, grocers, navvies, gas workers, brewers, munition workers, postal workers, firefighters and locomotive engineers. Emergency services; police, ambulance and fire brigade. Attack from the air by Zeppelin bombers and from the sea by U-Boat. Rationing, salvage, War Bond and communal kitchen campaigns. The wartime wounded; convalescent homes, shellshock victims, war neuroses, amputee / artificial limb training. A look at the home front Railways. Royal tours around the homeland; including visits to London, Bath, Clydeside and Tyneside. The Victory Parades.

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This is primarily of interest to the social historian, particularly women viewers. A substantial amount of time is devoted to the changing role of women, in the absence of menfolk. For the nostalgic viewer, there is ample coverage of rural life.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By R. Stansfield on 17 Jan. 2015
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Brilliant!
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0 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Alan on 12 Sept. 2014
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superb
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0 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Martin Smith on 26 Aug. 2014
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intressting footage
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Four Stars 21 Nov. 2014
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