Scenes of Britain through the 20th Century World Wars and beyond; many blitz scenes from World War II
United Kingdom Date:1941 Duration:2 min 9 sec Sound:Yes
British troops on the battlefields and in the trenches of World War I. The Royal Family (King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret) in formal appearance on a balcony. Scenes of World War II. London ablaze in the Blitz air attack by Luftwaffe of Nazi Germany. Firefighters direct water hoses on burning buildings. Funerals for dead at Coventry who were killed in the blitz. Destroyed homes in London and destroyed industry throughout Britain from blitzkrieg. A British bus upended and leaning against a building destroyed by the blitz. Many graves in British Military Cemetery. British contributions to science and technology. An early revolving radar antenna. Early jet propulsoin work yielding jet powered British V-Bombers in flight. A doctor administers penicillin shot to a child patient in a doctor's office. Atomic bomb test.
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