Lowe as Captain Mainwaring (centre) with John Le Mesurier as Sergeant Wilson (right) and Clive Dunn as Corporal Jones (left)  Dad's Army- A British comedy sitcom about the Home Guard during the Second World War. It was written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft and broadcast on BBC television between 1968 and 1977

Captain Mainwaring's private battles: How Arthur Lowe was so similar to his irascible Dad's Army character that he made filming a fractious ordeal

Lowe as Captain Mainwaring (centre) with John Le Mesurier as Sergeant Wilson (right) and Clive Dunn as Corporal Jones (left)

Three soldiers of the Home Guard pose with a wrecked Messerschmitt shot down over south-east England during the Battle of Britain.

Three soldiers of the Home Guard pose with a wrecked Messerschmitt shot down over south-east England during the Battle of Britain.

RaRe & Klassic – Home Guard Malaya – Kelantan – 1952    Description:  Outside the Home Guard Post, which is topped by an ornamental structure covered with foliage: a group of the home guard at Pengkalan Kubur, Tumpat, Kelantan. Photographs courtesy of the Department of Information, Federation of Malaya.    References:  12 April 1952 – The Illustrated London News – BNA.

RaRe & Klassic – Home Guard Malaya – Kelantan – 1952 Description: Outside the Home Guard Post, which is topped by an ornamental structure covered with foliage: a group of the home guard at Pengkalan Kubur, Tumpat, Kelantan. Photographs courtesy of the Department of Information, Federation of Malaya. References: 12 April 1952 – The Illustrated London News – BNA.

Albert C. Ellithorpe, the First Indian Home Guards and the Civil War on the Trans-Mississippi Frontier

Albert C. Ellithorpe, the First Indian Home Guards and the Civil War on the Trans-Mississippi Frontier

The ensuite bathroom is positioned in the eaves above the kitchen and features original wooden beams. Simon found the copper bath on Ebay for a fraction of what it should cost. ‘He’s found another one in a nickel finish – it’s in the garage waiting until we do the attic conversion,’ says Marie. The wall is painted in Farrow & Ball’s Down Pipe and the tiles are a mix of marble from Fired Earth (firedearth.com), laid in a herringbone pattern, and patterned from Surface Tiles…

One cool cottage: An interior designer bigs up a small space

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The Dad's Army movie cast is amazing

Dad's Army - Classic British sitcom with an awesome theme-tune

WW2 British Home Guard crew manning a Bofors gun 1943. Colourised. http://ift.tt/2zRz513

WW2 British Home Guard crew manning a Bofors gun 1943. Colourised. http://ift.tt/2zRz513

Zoeller 503-0005 Home Guard Max Water-Powered Back Up Pump, Silver stainless steel

Zoeller 503-0005 Home Guard Max Water-Powered Back Up Pump, Silver stainless steel

Our mothers could leave the babies outside the shops in their prams!!!!!!!!

Mummy used to leave me in my Silver Cross pram outside the shops with our boxer dog to guard me, back when I was a baby.

Gnomes, Tomte, Nisse or Tonttu. In Scandinavian countries, these little creatures guard your home. In Swedish, their name comes from the old word tomt which means plot - the plot of land where your home is. A well kept home is said to have its own resident Tomte, who keeps it tidy and safe.

Gnomes, Tomte, Nisse or Tonttu. In Scandinavian countries, these little creatures guard your home. In Swedish, their name comes from the old word tomt which means plot - the plot of land where your home is. A well kept home is said to have its own resident Tomte, who keeps it tidy and safe.

Southern Railway Home Guard with Anti-Tank guns on Lydd Ranges

Southern Railway Home Guard with Anti-Tank guns on Lydd Ranges

Loft conversions: 12 inspiring ideas

This cosy loft bedroom hides between beams, creating a dreamy hideaway. The neutral palette adds a modern twist to traditional architecture.

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