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  • Short Summary

    Berlin stages the most elaborate and realistic air raid in its history.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS - Berlin stages a blackout."

    Berlin, Germany.

    Streets of Berlin - people running into shelters, probably the sirens were heard. Several shots of the empty streets of Berlin. Planes appear overhead - officers watching. Succession of shots of the planes bombing the city - lots of smoke - poison gas.

    Various shots of the troops clearing the debris, rescuers carrying wounded on stretchers, firemen playing with hoses, fighting with fire etc. Several shots of the men in protective clothing and gas masks washing the streets with large brushes - decontamination.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    935.27
    Media URN:
    13867
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1937
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:43:00 / 01:21:11:00
    Canister:
    37/76

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