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British Pathé

‘Six in One Trip’, U-boat Hunters (1944 Footage)

This archive footage from British Pathé shows 2nd Escort Group entering Liverpool after period at sea. Led by Captain Frederic ‘Johnnie’ … Read More

RAF Gets Another New Fighter (1956 Footage)

This week’s newsreel from British Pathé introduces the Gloster Javelin FAW.1, one of several new fighter aircraft to enter service … Read More

Six-Gun Tanks from the USA (1942 Footage)

This week’s footage from British Pathé shows some of the first M3 Lee medium tanks to see service in Britain being put through their … Read More

Destroyers for Bases (1940 Footage)

This footage from British Pathé shows the moment the first American destroyers arrived in Britain as part of the Destroyers for Bases … Read More

The West Tests Its Defences (Op. Broadside – 1950 Footage)

In this newsreel from British Pathé, the tanks of 7th Armoured Division are locked in battle with the forces of ‘Northland’, during … Read More

Phantoms on HMS Eagle (1969)

In this week’s newsreel from British Pathé, the Phantoms of 700P Naval Air Squadron conduct at sea trials from HMS Eagle. While … Read More

56 Squadron Lightning Aerobatics (1963 Footage)

The much-loved Lightning is the star of this week’s newsreel from British Pathé, as 56 Squadron RAF pilots fly the type in a … Read More

The Army’s Voice No.1 (1953 Footage)

The legendary voice of Regimental Sergeant Major Ronald Brittain MBE is the subject of this newsreel from British Pathé. Said to have … Read More

New Zealand Fighter Squadron (1941 Footage)

This newsreel footage from British Pathé shows the men of No.485 (NZ) Squadron RAF and their Spitfire Mk.IIs. Formed in March 1941, … Read More

Victors on Quick Reaction Alert (1965 Footage)

Victor B.2s based at RAF Wittering are the stars of this British Pathé newsreel, as the camera lifts the lid on a practice Quick Reaction … Read More

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