• Short Summary

    Churchill inspects antiaircraft site and the King and Queen visit victims of flying bombs.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The flying bomb.

    South East England.

    M/S's of Winston Churchill visiting antiaircraft gun sites, he is in uniform of Colonel of Royal Sussex Regiment. M/S of his wife Clementine. Good M/S of Churchill's daughter Mary stood with her father who is sat down smoking a cigar. She is a plotter in the A.T.S. (Auxiliary Territorial Service). Various shots as planes fly over and drop their missiles. M/S's of flying bomb wreckage in a field. Aerial shots of Lancasters dropping their missiles on flying bomb sites. M/S of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) visiting victims of the flying bomb at rest centre. Various shots as they speak to the people and walk about.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1362.07
    Media URN:
    44724
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/07/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:30:00 / 01:27:07:00
    Canister:
    44/54

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