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The real Dad's Army: Home Guard facts
Dad's Army may have provided a comic portrayal but what was life really like in the Home Guard? Stand to attention and advance on this army of facts.
An army of hopefuls
At the beginning of World War II, the Government expected 150,000 men to sign up for what was then known as the Local Defence Volunteers (LDV). By the end of June
1940 the total number of volunteers stood at over one million.
The British Resistance
In this the third and final part of the series, a close examination is made of what would have become the British resistance, had a nazi invasion been successful. Crack units of men, trained and authorised to kill not only Germans, but any collaborators that got in their way.
Part 1 is up here: http://www.thebox.bz/details.php?id=26731
Part 2 is up here: http://www.thebox.bz/details.php?id=27303
These are not my rips - many thanks to the original uploader at Demonoid.com.
Thankfully this time whoever ripped it remembered to turn his EPG off.
Here's a screenshot:
=== File Information ===
File Name: Real Dads Army Ep3.avi
Duration: 00:48:03 (72,075 fr)
File Size: 412 MB (or 422,200 KB or 432,332,800 bytes) bytes
=== Video Information ===
Video Codec Name: XviD
Video Bitrate: 1079 kb/s
Bits / Pixel: 0.183 bits/pixel
Resolution: 640x368 (1.74:1) [=40:23]
frames Per Second: 25.000 fps
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