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New Fire Bomb

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Description Describes and provides information about methods of defense regarding a recently developed type of German explosive fire bomb. In dramatic reenactments, wardens and civilians are warned to keep away from bombs that have fallen in the street. Various methods are shown for attacking bombs that have fallen in houses. The film demonstrates ways of applying water while taking advantage of the protection of brick walls. The film closes with a brief message from James M. Landis, national director of the U.S. Office of Civilian Defense in 1942-1943.
Creator U.S. Office of Civilian Defense
Date Issued 1942
Original Format 16mm
Duration 08:46
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.S.
Geographic Coverage England