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A Message HOME: Calling Blighty
Wed 8 June 2016, 18:30 – 20:00 BST
The North West Film Archive has 25 ‘Calling Blighty’ films in the collection – this is a series of short films made by the Army in 1944 – 46 of individual service men and women in the Far East, including many from Greater Manchester, sending personal messages home to their family and friends. See some of the hilarious and heartbreaking messages, and hear how the Archive found more than 60 families, 70 years later.
This event is part of Manchester Histories Festival.