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Title:TROOP EXERCISES; HOME GUARD [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 30
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: "Y" Sortie visit to Western Command. Close up of a Mobile Column preparing to move off. Brecknock Battalion, South Wales Borderers, 114th Brigade, 38th Division, 3rd Corps. Molotov Cocktails being thrown at a dummy tank. Crews of Bren carriers counter-attacking a flanking movement of the "enemy". Burning lorry and wreckage of plane. Troops wearing respirators.
137th Field Regiment Royal Artillery firing 4.5-inch Howitzer in conjunction with 5th Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry (KSLI) at Hale, near Spike, Lancashire. Firing smoke shells; an attack over the fence and through smoke screen.
"D" Coy 4th Battalion Home Guard at Liverpool defending a road block against tanks of 46th Royal Tank Battalion.