Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
This video is part 15 in the 26-volume World at War series that chronicles the history of World War II. The highly acclaimed television series, narrated by Laurence Olivier, first aired in 1974. This episode documents life on the home front in England during the war years. Archival film footage shows the hardship and devastation caused by German bombs. Rations, gas masks, air raids, and victory gardens were well known subjects to every British citizen.