Reference INF 6/531
Title First Aid Post 1942
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 262
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Military Activity and Home Defence, Bombing and Attacks on the Population
Subthemes Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Air Raid Precautions and Civil Defence, Casualties and injuries, Psychological impacts
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Organisations Ministry of Home Security


A file relating to the production of the wartime documentary film First Aid Post, released in 1942 by the Ministry of Information for the Ministry of Home Security. The film addresses the work of a first-aid post, and documents the ways in which such posts deal with casualties. The file contains a shooting script; a music cue sheet; production credits; and documents relating to the film's licensing and distribution.


ambulances, bedding, civil defence, civilian casualties, doctors, film, first aid, medical supplies, nurses, tea, water supply

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