Destruction in London after air raid
Date:Released: 15 May 1941 Luftwaffe air attack on London during WWII damages Westminster, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the House of Commons (Caption:Destruction in London after air raid)
The victory of Britain over Germany in Battle of Britain and loss of life and property in Europe during World War II .
The eventual victory of Britain over Germany in the Battle of Britain during World War II. Damaged buildings of London following German blitz air attacks. British people cheer for victory as Winston Churchill greets them and walks with them in the streets. Remains of German planes and tanks. Graves of German soldiers. An injured woman on a stretcher. The British soldiers and citizen rescue workers rescue British people. A British soldier stands near a gun barrel. Soldiers stand with guns. Adolf Hitler with other German officers. A statue of an eagle with a Nazi sign. German soldiers march carrying their flags. A soldier looks through binoculars. A British woman speaks about what it was like to endure the German blitzkrieg attacks and a man is beside her on a bench. British aircraft and Royal Air Force aviators stand near. British soldiers march. British aircraft in flight. British soldiers pray. Location: Europe. Date: 1941.
Night scenes in London during German blitzkrieg (blitz) of World War 2
Night time in London during German aerial bombardments during World War II. Citizens go home in the evening rush hour, crowded London Street. Police and air raid wardens man their posts. Citizens in queue waiting to enter air raid shelters. British citizens bedding down in public air raid shelters. Search lights and anti aircraft units are activated. Fire fighters battle blazes in London following blitz raids. Location: London England United Kingdom. Date: 1941.
German attack on London at Christmas eve causes one of the greatest fire in history in Britain.
Attack on London at Christmas eve of 1940 during Battle of Britain in World War II. British men and women work on machines continuing to manufacture armament and weapons in the war effort, despite German blitzkrieg (blitz) air attacks. British workers work on aircraft. Close view of aircraft wheel rising into place during manufacture. British choir of boys sings Chrismas carol in cathedral. A young British girl seated by a fireplace races to greet her father in uniform as he enters. People celebrate Christmas. Crowded underground tube platforms and transit trains going by. A British boy and two girl children decorate a Christmas tree. Vendors sell goods to citizens taking cover in the underground. Night blitz air attacks by Germany on London. Buildings set on fire causing one of the greatest fires in history. London Fire Brigade fighters spray water from fire hoses on the burning buildings. They pump water from the Thames river. People of London sleep and relax underground in tube system. British attack the German aircraft with ground artillery and anti-aircraft weapons. Location: United Kingdom. Date: December 1940.
German blitz attack on London and damaged buildings during Battle of Britain in World War II.
Blitz (blitzkrieg) air attack on London by Germany during World War II. German officers led by Goering plan a attack on Britain. The officers stand in front of a map and discuss. German aircraft stationed. German planes take off. British officers in a control room receive reports from sighting stations of incoming Luftwaffe and scramble British spitfires. British aircraft take off in defense. British and German aircraft attack each other in multiple dogfight scenes including some gun camera footage. View from British machine gunner position firing at German aircraft. German fighter aircraft is hit and plunges toward the ground. A British man draws a swastika on brick in chalk beside a line of similar markings, indicating another downed German aircraft. German aircraft fly over London. They drop bombs. A man tries to save himself by ducking and covering his head in a low-lying area during the air attack. Typewriter or teletype machine typing out reports on downed aircraft. A woman tears the update from the machine and reads the report. A man reads a paper mentioning the total damage. Damaged German planes. Ruined buildings in London and the body of a woman buried in the ruins. Important buildings of London damaged. British soldiers inspect crashed and damaged German warplanes. Location: United Kingdom. Date: September 15, 1940.
Battle of Britain scenes: German planes bomb British shipping lanes and London, and Winston Churchill inspects the ruined city
Scenes of German aerial blitzkrieg attacks in United Kingdom during World War 2. The battle of Britain begins on August 8, 1940: British ships underway at sea. German warplanes in flight. The German aircraft drop bombs. Ships explode. Explosions and smoke rise. Anti aircraft guns are fired at German planes. German plane is shot down. Houses and buildings burn. Scenes of devastation in London in the months September through November of 1940 as German day and night raids continues. Ruins and damaged buildings, cathedrals, and homes. British school children are evacuated in buses to outlying areas and other countries. British boys and girls are seen waving goodbye, loading into buses, and the children are then seen in transit out of the city for their safety. Blitzkrieg bombing damage scenes in England are shown. Firemen douse fire. View of fires in London from Luftwaffe Blitz. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill inspects the ruined city and talks with workers and firemen. Views of Londoners, smiling and cheering with spirit of triumph over evil during World War II. Location: United Kingdom. Date: August 8, 1940.
King George VI and Queen Elizabeth speak to civilians and look at bombed buildings following Nazi blitz air attack in London, England.
London in Britain is bombed during the Battle of Britain of World War II. Two men on a hydraulic ladder fighting fire. Smoke rises from the burning buildings following aerial blitzkrieg bombardment by the Nazi German Luftwaffe. Fire blazes out from the roof of a building. Smoke in the background. Firemen with fire hoses direct the water at a door way and upper windows. Heavy smoke billows from the upper windows. Buildings in the background. Bombed and fire gutted buildings. Smoke in the background. A man with a fire hose directs water at a demolished building. Rubble and debris on the streets due to the bombings. British King George VI and Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom look at the bombed buildings with other civilians. The bomb damaged buildings. The King and the Queen talk to a British civilian wearing a helmet. Bombed and fire gutted buildings in London include a wing of Buckingham Palace, with damage to the wing shown. The firemen direct fire hose streams of water on bombed and gutted buildings. Location: London England United Kingdom. Date: 1940.
Battle of Britain. British fighters challenge German bombers. German blitz destroys much of London.
The battle of Britain. German aircraft bomb British ships near Dover, England. Explosions on ships. British Spitfire fighter airplane seen in flight. Gun camera views of British fighter aircraft shooting down German bombers. Tower of London and surroundings on Thames River. British antiaircraft guns firing. Huge swath of London ablaze from German bombing. Destroyed buildings and rubble from bombing in London. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit with citizens in the bombed areas. Winston Churchill (smoking cigar) tours bombed area of London. Smoking ruins and destruction in London. Remaining shell of the destroyed Coventry Cathedral. (World War II period). Location: United Kingdom. Date: 1940.
A night air attack on London with buildings ablaze during World War II as the German Luftwaffe continues blitzkrieg
Blitz air attack on London by Germany during World War II, focusing on night attacks in October of 1940 during Battle of Britain. Goering and Adolf Hitler sit and discuss. A German aircraft takes off for a blitz night air attack on London. British soldiers observe through binoculars. British soldiers play chess and pool. A soldier looks at a map. German planes bombs on the British soil. People at an air raid shelter. Homes and business offices on fire. British people sleep on a platform of an underground railway station. People move through ruins of their damaged houses. British citizens eat at lunch counters and homes and talk. A couple walks towards a house. A man holds a broken mirror in his hand and talks to a woman. Damaged buildings in England from Luftwaffe Blitz. British men and women workers at work in a factory. Location: United Kingdom. Date: October 6, 1940.