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London Fire Raid

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Description News footage of the nighttime incendiary bombings of London and London Fire Service efforts to contain the fires throughout the city. Footage shot the following morning shows the extent of destruction. Concludes with scenes of a funeral service for firemen killed during the raid."Photographed during the London fire raid of December 29, 1940. Shows coordination between workers in a central control room and the fighting forces spotted over the city." (War Films Bulletin of the Extension Division Indiana University, February, 1943, 4)
Creator London Fire Service
British Paramount News
Pathe Gazette
Date Issued 1941
Original Format 16mm print
Duration 11:42
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.K.
Geographic Coverage St. Paul's Cathedral, London, England
Temporal Coverage December 29-30, 1940