Despite Blitz, Manchester puts on its usual Circus.
Manchester statues that may be melted for the war effort and Siamese kittens with their parents.
Shots of burning buildings after German bombing raid - in Manchester and London.
Boys sign up for ATC in Manchester + ATC cadets in training.
Night bombing destroys shops, houses and damages the cathedral.
VE Day celebrations in Manchester.
Winston Churchill tours bombed areas of Birkenhead, Liverpool and Manchester.
King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit bombed area of Manchester and Stoke-on-Trent.