• Short Summary

    In Lynmouth the British Army work around the clock to resotre the sea walls in an effort to prevent more flood damage to buildings and people during the 1952 Lynmouth Flood

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Day and Night Race against The Tides - Lynmouth

    ENGLAND: Devon: Lynmouth:
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    BULLDOZERS Using them by Army to restore broken sea-wall at Lynmouth. work in day and at night by searchlight in great teams

    CHURCHER GENERAL. C-in-C Souther Command watches operational at Lynmouth to restore broken sea-wall

    LYNMOUTH Devon. Army at work by night and day to restore the broken sea-wall by bulldozers and cranes. etc.. salvage all timber..Dig away the rubble..Shots of the damaged village in light and searchlight.. C-C-in-C Gen Churcher

    MILITARY BRITISH. With cranes and bulldozers restore by day and night the broken sea wall at Lynmouth..Shots C-in-C Southern Command, Gen Churcher.

    Disasters and Accidents; Weather, flooding, flooding damage, flood walls, flood protection, Major-General John Bryan Churcher, sappers, Royal Corps of Engineers
    Background: In Lynmouth the British Army work around the clock to resotre the sea walls in an effort to prevent more flood damage to buildings and people during the 1952 Lynmouth Flood

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA545VA5O7VS4GZRUMVYLVXSH3T
    Media URN:
    VLVA545VA5O7VS4GZRUMVYLVXSH3T
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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