London under German aerial bombardment
- Film Title
- London Can Take It!
- Event Date
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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.
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