Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive

The Work of the Rescue Unit

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Description Presents the training of civilians for rescue work during World War II. Shows the procedures for assigning volunteers to the type of work for which they are prepared and training them to perform as a unit. Follows a squad from the sounding of the alarm, going to the scene, surveying the wreckage and taking notes, and tunneling for buried victims, to the orderly departure of the squad from the scene.
Creator U.S. Office of Civilian Defense
Audio Productions, Inc.
Date Issued 1942
Original Format 16mm print
Duration 14:24
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.S.
Geographic Coverage England