• Short Summary

    German air raid over North East Coast causes first bomb casualties on Home Front.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Nazi Bombers In Yorkshire"

    Yorkshire, England.

    VS of people and workmen clearing up debris surrounding a row of damaged terrace houses in a north east coast town.

    GV Damaged poor terrace houses.

    CU two boys standing in crater made by a bomb.

    More shots of ruins of houses.

    CU little girl holding shrapnel found in her bed after bombing raid / air raid.

    More shots of damage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1045.29
    Media URN:
    20819
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:47:00 / 01:37:22:00
    Canister:
    40/44

Comments (1)

  1. Ian the taxi driver says

    This was the first raid in the war to have civilian casualties ,it occured on Saturday the 25 May 1940 ,the town was South Bank in Middlesbrough the first bomb landed on the Cargo Fleet iron works just inside the boundary of Middlesbrough council and traveled along to the Clay Lane and Besemer Iron works of Dorman Long with the last bomb causing the Casualties in the Grangetown area of middlesbrough 8 workmen were injured Ian McPherson

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