The Home Guard was a defence organisation of the British Army during the
Second World War. Operational from 1940 until 1944 ...
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The Home Guard was originally known as the Local Defence Volunteers (LDV).
The Home Guard: Photograph contrasting a 1940 Local Defence volunteer ... The
Local Defence Volunteers in this photograph are veterans of the First World War.
... Two Home Guards load an anti-aircraft gun during an air raid at night in Eric ...
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comedy of the WW2 Home Guard.
The Home Guard was formed when there was a real risk of invasion. ... Most
weapons were either World War One weapons or they were American or
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The Civil Defence Services in World War Two comprised the following elements:
... The Home Guard was formed as a backup to the army, to defend the towns ...
They later became known as the Home Guard and were nicknamed 'Dad's Army'.
By the end of July, 1.5 ... Barrage balloons over London during World War II.
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