Explosion Kills 27 1955

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    Frankfurt, West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany).

    GV. Ruins of tenement of a five-storey house and rescuers working. SCU. Crane lifting girder from ruins. CU. American Military Police men watching. CU. Crane lifting debris. SCU. Pan, rescuers at work. CU. American soldiers help digging in ruins. CU. German police, etc., carrying out person on stretcher. SCU. Party walking with stretcher. CU. Man sorting out the debris and collecting personal belongings. CU. Rescuers carrying stretcher with injured, and passing camera (2 shots).

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    British Pathé
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    01:16:13:00 / 01:17:03:00
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