Reference INF 6/354
Title Frontline (domestic ground defence) 1940
Former Department Reference Folder No. CFU 230
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Bombing and Attacks on the Population
Subthemes Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Damage to property, Casualties and injuries
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Civil Defence Regions Region 12: South Eastern (Tunbridge Wells HQ)
Locations Calais, Dover
Organisations Auxiliary Fire Service, Crown Film Unit, General Post Office


A file relating to the production of the wartime government film Frontline, released in 1940 by the Ministry of Information and the G.P.O. Film Unit. The film addresses an air raid on Dover and its aftermath. The file contains a shot list; a music cue sheet; and documents relating to the film's licensing and distribution.


air raids, air-raid precautions, air-raid wardens, ambulances, anti-aircraft defences, barrage balloons, bomb damage, civil defence, film, fire services, munitions, propaganda, soldiers

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