Military Training Film Explains How American Soldiers Should Behave in a British Pub

(via) This short instructional film dates back to the middle of World War II when over a million American soldiers were being amassed in preparation for the Allied invasion of Europe (D-Day, June 6th, 1944). The more you know…

In 1943, the American OWI helped create a film that they showed to all those who were to be stationed in Great Britain. This is an excerpt from the US Military Training film “How to Behave in Britain.” Burgess Meredith, of later fame as the Penguin in the Batman series (he did a great deal of other stuff as well and much of it quite good), takes the American GI through the ins and outs of the British pub as it existed in wartime Britain.

There are 0 comments

Recognize This Patriot? Instagram Account Seeks to Identify US Capitol Insurrectionists

Is it possible to believe in due process while also delighting in seeing the people who raided the US Capitol get publicly outed?

This Tequila Bar is Trying to Circumvent Covid-19 Restrictions by Becoming a Church

The change would mean it could reopen to sit-down patrons...er, worshippers...from the same household or bubble.

Brilliant Advertisement Implores Young People to ‘Be Heroes’ by Not Leaving Their Couches

In this German ad, we fast forward to a future that sees an elderly man looking back to 2020 and the 'sacrifices' he had to make.

Animation Reveals How One of Europe’s Most Beautiful Bridges Was Built Over 600 Years Ago

Prague's beautiful 14th century Charles Bridge has survived world wars, revolutions and floods. Now watch it being built...