• Short Summary

    Scenes from Warsaw in 1939 showing bomb-damaged buildings and dead bodies together with 1943 Pictures of a Polish Armoured Division on manoeuvres in England.

  • Description

    POLAND: Warsaw:
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    GV Royal Palace in Warsaw pan to wrecked building. GV pan wrecked main street Warsaw and wrecked car and people about. GV bombed building smoke and people. GV mass of debris lying in street of Warsaw and people. LV debris and dead body lying amongst it. CU dead bodies with faces covered. SV woman's body covered pan up to dead horses. LV skeletons of dead horses lying on pavement. SV men cutting away meat from dead horse. GV pan main street in Warsaw and burning building. SV civilians and German soldier looking at dead bodies on pavement. SV men and women sorting out clothes on pavement. CU woman picking up bundles of clothes. LV pan furniture etc. lying about street and people looking on. GV hospital bedsteads in street and men stirring soup in buckets. GV mass of wrecked bedsteads from hospital in street. LV bombed building pan down to rescuers digging out bodies. SV men uncovering dead woman from debris. CU shovelling out dead woman from debris. GV Agricultural building alight pan to blazing roof. GV burning building in main street and people running.

    Warsaw, Poland: GV Polish prisoners marching along road out of Poland... INVASION OF WARSAW

    SV Polish prisoners marching along road...
    GBV Polish prisoners marching along road...

    AV pilot looking out of window approaching burning Poland...

    GAV columns of smoke over Poland...

    TAV burned out buildings and columns of smoke..

    GV pall of smoke over Poland... INVASION OF POLAND

    LV pall of smoke over Poland...

    GOOD SCENES:

    Devastated and burning buildings. Mass debris. Dead bodies. Digging graves. Crowds of civilians with little luggage outside Hotel Bristol. Wrecked Government buildings. Digging woman from debris. Flaming rooftop. Dead horses. Dead bodies and devastation and debris.

    Air Raids and War Damage; Military - Active; Exiles
    Background: Scenes from Warsaw in 1939 showing bomb-damaged buildings and dead bodies together with 1943 Pictures of a Polish Armoured Division on manoeuvres in England.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA75K89R2FZRQAHLAOY5RXF9NMQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA75K89R2FZRQAHLAOY5RXF9NMQ
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    Poland after four years of war: On fourth anniversary of outbreak of war, Polish government releases pictures of Warsaw's 1939 ordeal. Meanwhile first Polish Armoured Division goes on eve-of-invasion manoeuvres.

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