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London under German aerial bombardment

Film | RG Number: RG-60.1964 | Film ID: 4267

British produced film documents a typical night in London under the German aerial bombardment. Citizens go home in the evening rush hour, police and air raid wardens man their posts, and Londoners bed down in public air raid shelters. At 8:30 p.m. the bombing raid begins. Searchlight and antiaircraft units are active. Bombs fall and firemen fight fires while people sleep in shelter. At 6 a.m. the ""all clear"" sounds. King George and Queen Elizabeth inspect damage. Workers rake up debris and extinguish smoldering fires as London goes to work as usual. Stresses London's determination to fight on.

Film Title
London Can Take It!
Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:09:23
Event Date
1940
Locale
London, England
Language
English
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-03-07 14:22:44
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn561994