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  1. jamied says

    The footage of this event clearly took a long while to reach Britain, for although the issue date was 2 December 1940, the bridge collapse seen here had taken place on 7 November 1940.

    The vibration and swinging of the bridge seen here is called "aeroelastic flutter". The swinging famously earned the bridge the nickname "Galloping Gertie".

    Here's an original newspaper report about the collapse.........

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