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.
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.
Director, J.B. Napier-Bell.
Statement of Responsibility
the United States Office of Civilian Defense presents.