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    Athens, Greece

    Shots taken after a fire had broken out in the underground departments of the army's Pension Fund building in Athens which also housed the Military Greek and Civil Aviation, the HQ of British Aviation, the Office of the American Mission, the British Navy Mission, the office of the British Police Organising Mission. L.S. General view of Jan Smuts Street. M.S.L.S. Firemen laying hoses and bustling around. M.S. A British service motor car, burnt by flames. M.S. the gallery of the building and shops which also suffered damage. C.U. a shopkeeper who sustained burns. M.S. British troops on the scene. M.S.L.S.C.U. Naked bodies being brought out on stretchers and put into ambulances (these shots are extremely gruesome). A man with a blistered face, lying in a hospital bed with wire caging over his body. C.U. Other casualties lying uncovered in hospital beds. CU burned bodies lying on the ground (all these shots are very graphic and very gruesome).

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:49:00 / 01:09:59:00
    UN 1756 B
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    UN 1756 B
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    War & Revolution Religion & Politics Trade & Industry
    Greek Civil War Greek Civil War
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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