Videos,BBC,week we went to war

Broadcast on BBC 1 television channel for five days commencing Monday, September 7th 2009 to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the outbreak of World War 2.

Forces sweetheart Katherine Jenkins is joined by Michael Aspel to celebrate the heroes of the Home Front in a special week of programmes to commemorate the week 70 years ago that Britain went to war with Nazi Germany.

Epidode 1

On January 20, 1943, a German plane dropped a bomb on a south London school in broad daylight, killing 38 children and six teachers. The programme talks to some of the survivors and pays tribute to the ordinary men and women who helped save their lives. Also, antiques expert Tim Wonnacott searches for the everyday wartime objects that have become collectables. 

 Link To РThe Week We Went To War РEpisode 1

Epidode 2

Twenty-one-year-old student and MasterChef contestant Ben Ellison spends a month living on wartime rations and the programme pays tribute to a Home Front hero, Thomas Hopper Alderson, who won Britain’s first George Cross when he saved 11 lives after a German air raid on Bridlington, North Yorkshire. Antiques expert Tim Wonnacott continues his search for the everyday wartime objects that have become collectables.

Link To – The Week We Went To War – Episode 2

Episode 3

The programme looks at one of the worst nights of the Blitz, and pays tribute to the ordinary British people who helped save St Paul’s Cathedral. Plus, antiques expert Tim Wonnacott continues his search for the everyday wartime objects that have become collectables.

Link To – The Week We Went To War – Episode 3

Episode 4

 Witnesses tell of the worst civilian tragedy on the Home Front Рthe Bethnal Green Tube Disaster, in which 173 people were crushed to death in a crowd fleeing an air raid that never happened. Plus, the moving stories of two couples whose love letters to each other throughout the war prove that the pen really is mightier than the sword, and antiques expert Tim Wonnacott continues his search for the everyday wartime objects that have become collectables.

Link To – The Week We Went To War – Episode 4

Episode 5

The programme looks at the story of one of the most unexpected and intensive bombing raids in Britain, when the town of Clydebank in Scotland was virtually wiped off the map. Plus, antiques expert Tim Wonnacott continues his search for the everyday wartime objects that have become collectables.

Link To – The Week We Went To War – Episode 5

Random Images From Collection
Daimler Dingo Scout Car (682 XUR)
Daimler Dingo Scout Car (682 XUR)
Eastern Front Collection 562
Eastern Front Collection 562
White M3A1 Scout Car
White M3A1 Scout Car
Leyland Daf 8x8 Drops (87 KH 14)(Copyright ERF Mania)
Leyland Daf 8x8 Drops (87 KH 14)(Co
Foden 6x6 Heavy Recovery (33 KE 12)
Foden 6x6 Heavy Recovery (33 KE 12)
Eastern Front Collection 377
Eastern Front Collection 377
Eastern Front Collection 692
Eastern Front Collection 692
Normandy 1944 Collection 107
Normandy 1944 Collection 107
Chevrolet C60S 3Ton Breakdown (WSU 674)
Chevrolet C60S 3Ton Breakdown (WSU
AEC 0870 Militant Mk3 10Ton Recovery (LRL 68 J)
AEC 0870 Militant Mk3 10Ton Recover
Morris C4 15cwt GS (MDO 106)
Morris C4 15cwt GS (MDO 106)
Scorpion CVRT Tank (04 FD 04)
Scorpion CVRT Tank (04 FD 04)
Eastern Front Collection 15
Eastern Front Collection 15
AEC 0860 Militant Mk1 10 ton Cargo (76 BR 15)
AEC 0860 Militant Mk1 10 ton Cargo
Diamond T 980 M20 Prime Mover (XSK 379)
Diamond T 980 M20 Prime Mover (XSK
AEC 0853 Matador (WPX 925 F)
AEC 0853 Matador (WPX 925 F)
Vickers Valetta (VW-821)
Vickers Valetta (VW-821)
US 43 Infantry Division (Red Wing)
US 43 Infantry Division (Red Wing)
Dodge WC-53 Carryall (USU 154)
Dodge WC-53 Carryall (USU 154)
Oshkosh 1070F 8x8 HET + King GTS100 Trailer (18 KM 40)(Copyright of Colin Martin)
Oshkosh 1070F 8x8 HET + King GTS100