Damage in London England and nearby areas from German blitzkrieg air attacks during World War 2.
United Kingdom Date:1941 Duration:3 min 4 sec Sound:Yes
German blitz air attack damage in Britain during World War II. British anti-aircraft artillery guns firing at German aircraft in flight in southeast England. The British soldiers firing anti aircraft artillery towards the aircraft. Flak bursting in the sky. A German rescue sea plane heading to assist a downed German bomber. A British Hawker Hurricane aircraft is disabled and its pilot ejects with parachute. The Hurricane crashes to the ground. RAF launches depart to rescue the pilot. View of the rescued pilot, from New Zealand, being escorted ashore up a wooden dock, wrapped in a blanket. A bombed house. The destroyed buildings and churches in the area. The rubble of houses. Views of Anderson Shelters and a man emerging from one, his house in front of it partially destroyed. A captured German pilot, rescued at sea, is brought ashore. Elderly British men discussing the damage. A wrecked statue of British scholar John Milton lying on the ground. The destroyed buildings along the sides of the street in Westminster. Business men walking on the street show identification to authorities to gain access to a bombed area. Houses with exterior walls blown off revealing intact bedrooms inside. A policeman or Bobby picks up and examines a piece of shrapnel.
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