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A new fire bomb / the United States Office of Civilian Defense presents.
Date
1942
Main contributor
United States. Office of Civilian Defense
Summary
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.
Contributors
United States. Office of Civilian Defense; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Publisher
U.S. Office of Civilian Defense
Genres
Instructional films.; Sponsored films.; Nonfiction films.; Short films.
Subjects
Incendiary bombs; Fire extinction; Civil defense
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (9 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm
Notes

Originally produced by the Shell Film Unit under the auspices of the British Ministry of Information. Issued in the United States by the Office of Civilian Defense with an added message from James M. Landis, U.S. Director of Civilian Defense.

Some information taken from BFI website, viewed Dec. 4, 2014.

DVD copy available.

Creation/Production Credits

Director, J.B. Napier-Bell.

Statement of Responsibility

the United States Office of Civilian Defense presents.

Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 7818249; OCLC: ocm20678001; OCLC: 20678001