Hundreds Killed ... Thousands Homeless 1932

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    Full title reads: "America. Hundreds Killed ... Thousands Homeless, as terrific tornado razes all in its path over wide area in Alabana (sic)."

    Alabama, United States of America.

    View of damaged buildings - people walk in the foreground.

    People pick through the rubble to find belongings. People look over the damage.

    Small family group sit in remains of house.

    Injured boy lifted out of rubble by civilians.

    Houses left standing, in the foreground is rubble and a ripped up tree.

    More scenes of devastation.

    Men dressed in military uniforms look over the damage (they may be soldiers or National Guard).

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    British Pathé
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    01:50:28:00 / 01:51:10:00
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    National Guard No 75 Wellington
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