Reference INF 6/612
Title They Fight by Night (role of Home Guard) 1943
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 391
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Military Activity and Home Defence, Industry and Infrastructure
Subthemes Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Air Raid Precautions and Civil Defence, Manufacturing and materials, Transport and travel
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Organisations British Army, Home Guard, National Fire Service, Royal Observer Corps, Women's Auxiliary Air Force


A file relating to the production of the wartime documentary film They Fight by Night, released in 1943 by the Ministry of Information. The film addresses how British citizens of all occupations must now work throughout the night to help the war effort. The file contains a shooting script; a music cue sheet; production credits; and documents relating to the film's licensing and distribution.


agriculture, aircraft, airfields, air-raid precautions, air-raid wardens, anti-aircraft defences, civil defence, coal, communications, dockyards, drivers, factories, farmers, film, fire watch, freight shipping, haulage, industrial production, industrial workers, industry, infrastructure, military operations, miners, mining, motor vehicles, munitions, radio, railways, searchlights, soldiers, working conditions, working hours

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