German blitz attack on London and damaged buildings during Battle of Britain in World War II.
United Kingdom Date:1940, September 15 Duration:5 min 47 sec Sound:Yes
Blitz (blitzkrieg) air attack on London by Germany during World War II. German officers led by Goering plan a attack on Britain. The officers stand in front of a map and discuss. German aircraft stationed. German planes take off. British officers in a control room receive reports from sighting stations of incoming Luftwaffe and scramble British spitfires. British aircraft take off in defense. British and German aircraft attack each other in multiple dogfight scenes including some gun camera footage. View from British machine gunner position firing at German aircraft. German fighter aircraft is hit and plunges toward the ground. A British man draws a swastika on brick in chalk beside a line of similar markings, indicating another downed German aircraft. German aircraft fly over London. They drop bombs. A man tries to save himself by ducking and covering his head in a low-lying area during the air attack. Typewriter or teletype machine typing out reports on downed aircraft. A woman tears the update from the machine and reads the report. A man reads a paper mentioning the total damage. Damaged German planes. Ruined buildings in London and the body of a woman buried in the ruins. Important buildings of London damaged. British soldiers inspect crashed and damaged German warplanes.
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