• Short Summary

    A FURIOUS GALE, REACHING OVER THIRTY MILES AN HOUR AT TIMES, LEFT A TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION AND CHAOS FEB 12 AT HOLSTEBRO, DENMARK.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN..OVER WRECKED HOUSES.
    0.11

    2.
    SV TROOPS AND RESCUE WORKERS CLEAR RUBBLE AND TIMBER FROM CAR.
    0.16

    3.
    SV PAN..DITTO.
    0.26

    4.
    GV BUILDING WITH ROOF MISSING.
    0.29

    5.
    LV DITTO.
    0.32

    6.
    GV ANOTHER BUILDING WITH PART OF ROOF AND WALL MISSING.
    0.35

    7.
    LV PAN..FROM WRECKED HOUSE TO OVERTURNED TRUCK.
    0.41

    8.
    SV PAN..WRECKED HOUSE.
    0.47

    9.
    LV DITTO, MEN CLEAR RUBBLE.
    0.51

    10.
    GV ROOFLESS BUILDING IN B/G., SOLDIER IN F/G.
    0.56

    11.
    SV PAN..OVER REMAINS OF HOUSE.
    1.04

    12.
    LV PAN..FROM WORKMEN CLEARING RUBBLE TO BROKEN WINDOWS.
    1.07

    13.
    CU DAMAGED WINDOW.
    1.10

    14.
    LV CAR BURIED BENEATH RUBBLE.
    1.13

    15.
    CU SMALL BOY EXAMINES BROKEN TIMBER.
    1.16

    16.
    GV ROOF BLOWN FROM BUILDING.
    1.20

    17.
    GV PAN..OVER WRECKAGE.
    1.35



    Initials PC/V/AW/ES PC/V/AW/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A FURIOUS GALE, REACHING OVER THIRTY MILES AN HOUR AT TIMES, LEFT A TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION AND CHAOS FEB 12 AT HOLSTEBRO, DENMARK. DAMAGE TO THE LITTLE TOWN WAS ESTIMATED AT AROUND GBP700,000 - BUT, FORTUNATELY, NO ONE WAS KILLED.

    HUNDREDS OF BUILDINGS LOST ROOFS AND WINDOWS; DEBRIS, STREWN EVERYWHERE, MADE THE TOWN LOOK LIKE A BATTLEFIELD. FIREMEN AND POLICE WERE CALLED IN FROM SURROUNDING AREAS TO CLEAR AWAY HEAVY TIMBER AND RUBBLE THAT HAD FALLEN ON MANY CARS. SEVERAL FARMS IN OUTLYING DISTRICTS WERE DESTROYED.

    MANY OF THE POPULATION ESCAPED INJURY BY TAKING REFUGE IN WORLD WAR TWO AIR-RAID SHELTERS. ONE MAN, THE ONLY CASUALTY IN THE TOWN, WAS CUT BY FLYING GLASS BUT WAS RELEASED FROM HOSPITAL THE SAME AFTERNOON.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAV2O1Z4QPD9XAP4NNEM28WOK0
    Media URN:
    VLVAV2O1Z4QPD9XAP4NNEM28WOK0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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