Reference INF 6/433
Title Sea Fort (Britain's coastal defences) 1940
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 60
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Military Activity and Home Defence
Subthemes Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Air Raid Precautions and Civil Defence, Invasion contingencies
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Organisations British Army, Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers, Royal Navy


A file relating to the production of the wartime documentary film Sea Fort, released in 1940 by the Ministry of Information. The film addresses Britain's coastal defences and the lives of the Royal Artillery soldiers who man them. The file contains a shooting script; a shot list; production credits; and documents relating to the film's licensing and distribution.


accommodation, anti-aircraft defences, billeting, civil defence, coastal areas, engineering, entertainment, film, meals, military operations, munitions, recreation, searchlights, soldiers, threat of invasion

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