Some extraordinary images of our region have been released by the British Film Council, showing daily life in East Anglia's cities and villages in the 1940s.
The remarkable footage shows many aspects of rural life which have been lost, such as working the fields by hand.
But the films also show how many things remain very similar, particularly in Cambridge.
Click below to watch our report from Elodie Harper covering the east of the Anglia region
And click below to watch our report from Elodie Harper covering the west of the Anglia region