Title Details

Fashions for Men

The creation of uniforms of all kinds for those serving in World War Two.
Year : 1944 | Total Duration : 10 Minutes |
Re enactment of men in various military uniforms through the years. Red coats, cockade hats, uniforms for Sudan War in 1885, uniforms of Boer War (1899), uniforms of WWI, uniforms of WWII, flying kit of airmen, BG of badge of rising sun (1944)
Access No. 44141 | 49 secs | 1940s | © NFSA | B&W |
Dropping supplies by parachute . Women in factory making parachutes. Silk worm spinning. Finished parachutes. (1944)
Access No. 44142 | 58 secs | 1940s | © NFSA | B&W |
Sheep . Wool processing in woollen mill. Wool is scoured, spinning, warping weaving. Rolls of khaki material for military uniforms, women working in weaving factory, cutting patterns for uniforms, cutter with mask on face using electric cutter, assembly line of women at sewing machines. Men and women working making uniforms, press making badges, CU Rising Sun badge, metal hats, gas masks, shoes and slouch hats. (1944)
Access No. 44143 | 2 mins 23 secs | 1940s | © NFSA | B&W |
Tank, explosions, soldiers, manufacture of metals hats for war, machinery in steel foundry, alligator shears, steel helmuts mass production, rows of tin hats, making gas masks, CU glass lens, assembly line, rows of masks, still of Winston Churchill as a young war correspondent wearing a forerunner of a digger slouch hat (1944)
Access No. 122914 | 3 mins 4 secs | 1940s | © NFSA | B&W |
Rabbit furs being stripped from skin on rollers, machinery to prepare felt for hats, blocking and buffing hats, parade of soldiers in rain ponchos, machinery for manufacture of boots, collage of war images
Access No. 122915 | 2 mins 33 secs | 1940s | © NFSA | B&W |