• Short Summary

    Luftwaffe air attack on London during WWII damages Westminster, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the House of Commons

  • Description

    ENGLAND: Various:
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    AEROPLANES GERMAN Another crashed German plane down on golf course


    AIR RAIDS AND A.R.P. Big blitz on West End..Westminster Abbey damaged.. House of Commons..and slight damage to Big Ben German plane brings Hess to landing place near Glasgow ,.Lib: shots of Hess


    BIG BEN Slightly damaged by bombs in big blitz on West End


    CHURCHES Westminster Abbey damaged in big West End Blitz.. Lib: shots of Coronation


    FIRES. Big blitz on West-End..Westminster. Abbey damaged.


    HESS, R. Lib; shots of Hess when he arrives in this country.


    PARLIAMENT House of Commons damaged in big West End Blitz fallen masoneey..exteriors shot of Speakers Chamber.. interior shots of general damage..Gallery & small library..& M.P's Rooms..Big in background


    WESTMINSTER ABBEY Damaged in big West End Blitz .. Lib. shots of coronation .. roof fired by incendiaries .. masonery & beams lying about .. exterior shots damage to Cloisters .. Canons Houses .. Deanery


    Air Raids and War Damage; Buildings, Landmarks and Monuments

    rubble, Rudolf Hess, wreckage, bombers, bombing, World War II, World War Two, Second World War, war, destruction, planes, Luftwaffe, Battle of Britain, Blitz, Royal Air Force, RAF, Messerschmitt Bf 109, Scotland
    Background: Luftwaffe air attack on London during WWII damages Westminster, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the House of Commons

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9NT8BE6F6WI5DIFPV8JKWHU05
    Media URN:
    VLVA9NT8BE6F6WI5DIFPV8JKWHU05
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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