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  • Short Summary

    Rescue workers at bombed factory in Croydon just after raid. 1941?

  • Description

    Croydon, Surrey.

    Various shots of ARP men, firemen and nurses watched over by Home Guardsmen, searching amidst the still burning wreckage of factory in Croydon trying to rescue survivors and control the fire. Good atmosphere showing all the services in action just after the raid.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1653.21
    Media URN:
    70836
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1941
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:05:00 / 01:53:08:00
    Canister:
    UN 261 J

Comments (2)

  1. Pagets says

    Good afternoon
    I was amazed to see the video of the Croydon factory that was bombed in croydon in world War 2...my mother is 100 next week and often speaks about her witenessing it happen.
    I am unsure how many people were killed.Very sad.

  2. ambermick5264 says

    Hi, my Nan and Papa lived on Purly Way opposite the Rotary factory ( i think that was what it was called). She told me about it being bombed during WW2.. Is this the factory? She often told me about my Aunt Gladdis bringing in her daughter Maggie? just be for the bombing happened and how lucky they where to be alive.... The place is now a B & Q and they lived opposite......

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