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Why We Fight: The Battle of Britain 1943 R4 of 6

Reel Number: 221135-08

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1940,1943

Country: England,Germany,United Kingdom

Location: London

TC Begins: 17:04:51

TC Ends: 17:13:23

Duration: 00:08:32

NOTE: For ordering information see: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk R4 of 6 07Sep40 Roof spotters. ARP warden runs to police telephone box behind sandbags. Mass formation of German planes. Spitfire. German aircraft dropping bombs. People sheltering in Piccadilly Circus tube station. CUs of people; one puts hands over ears w/ cutaways to German bombs dropping. 17:05:22 Aftermath of blitz - bomb damaged houses & shops. INT hospital. Church demolished. Clearing up operations. Man carrying unexploded bomb. Roof spotters. 17:05:58 Civilian life on the Home Front. Taxi driver swaps cloth hat for tin hat; woman with ration book in grocery shop or store; man looks at air raid shelter sign, enters. SOF sequence in communal shelter w/ bunks. Cockneys cooperating, man plays mouth organ. Air raid wardens, doctors and nurses, rescue squads digging in bombed out building. Bringing out body on stretcher. 17:07:12 Firemen, firefighting hose destroyed building. Girl pets cat. King George VI & Queen Elizabeth tour bombed areas in East End. 17:07:33 Goering at planning meeting. 15Sep40 Luftwaffe aircraft loaded w/ bombs take off. German bombers & Messerschmidt fighters fly in formation. England spotters radio thru to control room. Plotting table. RAF Spitfires take off; dogfights, gun camera footage. Spotters. Barrage balloon in flames. Bombing over London. Dialogue scene men on bomb site, one goes to get tin hats. “Blimey I thought they’d got ‘ya”. “Nah, I ‘ad me fingers crossed”. Teletype machine prints out losses. Man reads out message from Air Ministry to control room - “The biggest bag yet”. 17:12:01 Wreckage of plane in street. Heavy damage. Clearing up operation in London. Wounded civilians. Bomb damage to Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey & Houses of Parliament. Fleet Street & St Paul’s Cathedral or another interior w/ damage. Damaged German planes. Goering & Hitler in railway carriage - meeting. WWII; Blitz; Underground Subway Station; Destruction; Propaganda; Documentary; WW2; Morale; Patriotism. NOTE: For ordering information see: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk

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