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WWII Blitz: London Buildings in Flames

Reel Number: 221366-04

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1940s

Country: England,United Kingdom

Location: London

TC Begins: 04:29:20

TC Ends: 04:38:56

Duration: 00:09:36

WWII Blitz: London Buildings in Flames Three planes over; three low wing planes over; three more. Several more groups. 04:32:53 Air to air of German bomber. Artillery in field firing. Very large guns firing. All Germans? 04:33:16 Air to air of German bomber & view of bombs dropping over city (London?). 04:33:22 Thames River, London. Street & pedestrians past destroyed building w/ banner hung up Kndal & Dent New Premises 10 Queens Street. 04:33:29 Montage of clips: Churchill reviewing troops; air raid wardens; radio aerial; sirens; cars leaving ?; empty street, planes overhead; air raid warden looking up from doorway. Building explodes. Planes. Fighting large fire & hosing large buildings. Cathedral silhouetted; London docks burning. Other buildings. Aerials over many burning blocks of large buildings. Statues silhouetted. Plane spotters at map. Multi story buildings burning some firefighting. 04:37:28 Large wall collapses in flames. Morning & smoking wreckage. Burned fire trucks, cars & wagons some crushed by walls. WWII London Firestorm; Blitz; Horrors of War; WW2;

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