Prime Minister Chamberlain in London declares a state of war against Germany and British forces prepare for war.
United Kingdom Date:1939, September 3 Duration:59 sec Sound:Yes
Britain declares war on Germany. Artillery poised on streets of London with Big Ben clock tower in the background on the grounds of the Palace of Westminster. People gathered outside and near fountain of Trafalgar Square. Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain declares a state of war in London. Troops mobilize and air raid defenses are manned to prevent bombing attacks. Soldiers firing artillery, building barricades. Battleships underway at sea. Soldiers continue firing at night. Destroyed buildings and wrecked equipment. Thousands of children are evacuated to the countryside.
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