• Short Summary

    Daylight air raid in Valetta, Malta.

  • Description

    Titles read: "MALTA, CG".

    Malta.

    General view of bombed buildings in Valetta. M/S newspaper leaving the bomb-damaged printing works. M/Ss of soldiers raising the air raid flag warning and turning a hand siren. Various shots taken during a daylight air attack by the Germans. Anti-aircraft guns in action and bombs falling around the island. Short shot of people inside one of the underground shelters. When the raid is over a sailor brings down the red warning flag from the palace roof and people come up from shelters to continue normal life - several people make the sign of the cross. A stretcher case from the raid is carried off. Businesses get back to normal; two workers put flowers outside their bomb-damaged shop.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1330.03
    Media URN:
    43912
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:53:00 / 01:18:14:00
    Canister:
    42/47

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