• Short Summary

    University College Hospital is evacuated due to discovery of unexploded 2,000 lb German bomb

  • Description

    ENGLAND: London:
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    AMBULANCES Evacuating patients into ambulances from University College hospital on discovery of 2000 lb. unexploded German bomb nearby

    BOMBS Discovery of unexploded German bomb near University College hospital, Gower St. Royal Engineers seen working on bomb and hospital evacuated

    HOSPITALS Discovery of unexploded German bomb near University College Hospital, Gower St. Royal Engineers working to render bomb harmless. Hospital evacuation of its 300 patients. Seen putting stretcher cases into ambulances. Nurses looking out of windows etc

    ROYAL ENGINEERS Digging up 2000 lb unexploded German bomb near University College Hospital, Gower St. Hospital evacuation in progress as they dig watched by passers-by from behind hoarding

    UNIVERSITY COLLEGE HOSPITAL - Gower St. Discovery of 2000 lb. unexploded German bomb a few yards away. Royal Engineers seen working to put bomb out of action. Temporary evacuation of 300 patients from hospital. Nurses seen looking out of window. Stretcher cases seen being put into waiting ambulances. Passers-by looking at bomb disposal squad through hole in fence

    Munitions and Armaments

    Explosive ordnance disposal, EOD, underground, trench, digging
    Background: University College Hospital is evacuated due to discovery of unexploded 2,000 lb German bomb

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1NM57J2NA55X8YZKRCHB42BGP
    Media URN:
    VLVA1NM57J2NA55X8YZKRCHB42BGP
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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