Invasion Scenes - Blitz In UK - Big Gun 1944

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    Various shots of the bomb sites at unknown city, bombed houses, tank driving through streets. Various shots of mass of German prisoners being marched through streets of unknown heavily bombed town and country road guarded by British soldiers.

    Convoy of very large tanks, some with flails in front, moving along country road. Various shots of several German prisoners on field, some officers. Various shots of countryside showing distant explosions, smoke rising.

    Various shots of British town, some buildings heavily bombed. Rescue workers at work. Various shots of dead bodies being attended to. Various shots of heavily bombed buildings, cars, damaged buildings, etc. People working on repairing the damage and rescuing wounded. Several travel shots through deserted streets. Various shots of the people going into shelters, rescue workers on the streets etc. Various shots of the wounded being taken into ambulance on stretchers. More shots of the bomb damage and people working on rescue and repair.

    Various shots of British soldiers operating and firing a massive antiaircraft gun. Ammunition for the big gun being wheeled and unloaded. Aircraft in the skies, gun in action. More ammunition being wheeled in, gun in action.

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    Media URN:
    63113
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    Film ID:
    2109.02
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:11:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:39:00 / 01:18:20:00
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    UN 1002 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 1002 A
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  • Much of this footage was shot by a cameraman named as "Hynes", on 16th September 1944.

    jamied 1st Mar 2014

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