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OUR ARMY OF STEEL

Our Army Of Steel (1941)

Tanks carry out manoeuvres in the British countryside.

BLOWING UP A BRIDGE

Blowing Up A Bridge (1927)

Demolition of a bridge with dynamite.

CHIMNEY FELLING

Chimney Felling (1940)

British and French steeplejacks show different methods of bringing down a chimney.

SIX CHIMNEYS BLOWN UP

Six Chimneys Blown Up (1965)

Six chimneys are demolished to make way for Amsterdam's transition to...

VILLAGE SHELLED

Village Shelled (1944)

Material showing shells exploding on a village.

INVASION SCENES - EUROPE

Invasion Scenes - Europe (1945)

Bombing and infantry advancing through village.

WITH A RESOUNDING ROAR!

With A Resounding Roar! (1933)

Explosions bring down huge chunks of rock in a chalk quarry.

A MARBLE CLOUD

A Marble Cloud (1934)

Blast in Carara Mine releases 100,000 tons of high quality marble.

BOMB FIRE EXTINGUISHER

Bomb Fire Extinguisher (1935)

New fire extinguishing bombs put fire out instead of starting it.

BLAST IT - IT'S OUT !

Blast It - It's Out ! (1939)

Footage of new fire extinguishing bomb being demonstrated in France.

BOOM

Boom (1931)

Footage of the side of a rock face being dynamited in a quarry.

BLASTING A LIME STONE QUARRY IN YORKSHIRE

Blasting A Lime Stone Quarry In Yorkshire (1938)

Dynamite explosion blasts a limestone quarry in...

A MATTER OF SECONDS

A Matter Of Seconds (1927)

A chimney stack is demolished at Ringsend, Ireland.

STILL THEY COME

Still They Come (1929)

An underground gas explosion causes damage to road and property but no lives are...

THE LAIR OF THE CAVE FOLK

The Lair Of The Cave Folk (1931)

A group of women are given a tour of Chislehurst caves.

THE GAS PERIL

The Gas Peril (1921)

The devastating results of a gas explosion are shown as we see the wreckage of three...

THE GAS PERIL LIVERPOOL

The Gas Peril Liverpool (1923)

A gas explosion results in loss of life and total destruction of three...

10 TONS OF DYNAMITE

10 Tons Of Dynamite (1923)

Impressive shots as 10 tons of dynamite are used to blow up 700 feet of...

GAS AND WATER MAINS EXPLODE

Gas And Water Mains Explode (1923)

A gas and water mains explosion leaves a very large hole in the...

MUNITION FACTORY DISASTER

Munition Factory Disaster (1924)

A look at the devastation caused by an explosion in a munitions...

CROXDALE - BLOWING UP BUILDING

Croxdale - Blowing Up Building (1938)

An old building and tower are blown up and demolished in...

THE YEAR'S BIGGEST EXPLOSION aka YEAR'S GREATEST EXPLOSION

The Year's Biggest Explosion AKA Year's Greatest Explosion (1938)

A huge man-made explosion...

BIG OSLO EXPLOSION

Big Oslo Explosion (1944)

Buildings in Oslo are wrecked after ammunition ships in the harbour exploded....

...... S'EASY

...... S'easy (1925)

Three chimney stacks are purposely demolished in Bolton, Lancashire.

BIG BLAST AT WESTMORELAND

Big Blast At Westmoreland (1939)

Footage of huge explosion in Westmoreland.

CRASH

Crash (1926)

Demolition of an industrial chimney.

NEWS IN FLASHES - LONDON

News In Flashes - London (1959)

Industrial chimneys belonging to old Stag Brewery demolished in...

TOWN UNDER FIRE

Town Under Fire (1945)

Material showing explosions in town.

CLEARING BEACHES

Clearing Beaches (1944)

British troops blowing up mines at beaches.

GRAND MAGAZINE EXPLODES S. AFRICA

Grand Magazine Explodes S. Africa (1945)

South African newsreel item about explosion at Pretoria...

GERMAN NEWSREEL - BLOWING UP

German Newsreel - Blowing Up (1940-1949)

Germans destroy ammunition dump - good explosion shots.

ROCKETS FIRED

Rockets Fired (1946)

Shots of rockets being fired.

BRITISH EMBASSY IN ROME BLOWN UP

British Embassy In Rome Blown Up (1946)

Wreckage from British Embassy blown up by dynamite. Rome,...

HELIGOLAND BLOWN-UP

Heligoland Blown-Up (1947)

Footage of plumes of smoke billowing from what was once Heligoland. Germany.

GAS ERUPTION

Gas Eruption (1963)

Gas eruption near town of Szeged, Hungary.

FOUR AT A TIME

Four At A Time (1930-1939)

German army demolition experts blow up four chimneys.

SHIPS AT SEA

Ships At Sea (1940-1949)

Various warships and submarines.

BLOWING UP VIADUCT

Blowing Up Viaduct (1969)

Footage of the old viaduct being blown up in Crowhurst, East Sussex.

WITH A MIGHTY ROAR!

With A Mighty Roar! (1932)

A limestone quarry in Germany - dynamite blows apart the face.

IN A SECOND OF TIME!

In A Second Of Time! (1933)

Massive factory explosion in Germany causes terrible devastation to nearby...

LIKE

Like "No Man's Land" (1933)

A massive explosion in a chemical factory in Mitcham devastates nearby...

FELLING A TALL LONDON CHIMNEY

Felling A Tall London Chimney (1935)

The last tall chimney in the centre of London is demolished.

EXPRESS TRAIN BLOWN UP

Express Train Blown Up (1931)

An explosion on a German railway line is blamed on political agitators.

THE STONE AGE OF TODAY

The Stone Age Of Today (1936)

Granite is blasted from the hills of Eastern Poland and broken up to be...

OSLO EXPLOSION

Oslo Explosion (1945)

A huge mine and fully loaded ammunition ship exploded in Oslo Harbour.

JEDBURGH'S BIG BLAST

Jedburgh's Big Blast (1938)

Quarrymen explode rock for road making at Jedburgh, Scotland.

PEACE HATH HER HEROES

Peace Hath Her Heroes (1927)

Welsh Colliery disaster: rescue teams emerge from pit.

A BIG BANG

A Big Bang (1928)

16 charges of high explosives are used to blow out rocks at Llandullas Limestone...

SHIP EXPLODES aka WRECK OF THE

Ship Explodes AKA Wreck Of The "Dorcas" (1920)

An explosion wrecks the boat "Dorcas" and causes the...

SCOTTISH COLLIERY DISASTER

Scottish Colliery Disaster (1922)

Mining disaster at the Stirling Coalfield, Scotland.