Film: 5226

War + Military | 1950 | Sound | B/W


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Training film for Civil defence volunteers. Post war. 1950's

Collapsing and damaged homes and buildings after bombing raids. Man gives talk to seated Civil Defence volunteers all in uniform about rescuing people from bombed buildings. What to do, asking people what has happened and so on. Five stages of rescue. Use of training ground with mocked up bomb site. Dramatised rescues. What to do in various scenarios. Children found safe in Morrison shelter. Other survivors in Anderson shelter, under stairs and tables. Bus blown up onto the front of a house near Mornington Crescent Station during World War Two (a famous image, this is a slightly different angle from normal). Survivors rescued from houses.

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