A large field gun has been delivered to the church hall for a demonstration by the platoon but none of them know how it works. After a process of trial and error using models to represent the town, the time comes for the gun to be fired but the men get tangled up in the netting enclosing it. Written by
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Did You Know?
The small cardboard boxes that Mr. Rees and the other townsfolk carry on strings about their necks contain their gas masks. One of these was issued to every civilian at the start of the war and they were encouraged to carry them at all times when out in public. See more
When word comes into the office that there is a big gun out in the churchyard, Mainwaring and the men run out to go see it except for Sgt. Wilson who is left at the desk signing the receipt for the delivery men. The next scene of the men running out into the churchyard shows Mainwaring in the lead with Sgt. Wilson immediately following him. See more