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Title:THE GEORGE CROSS AT SENGLEA; AIR RAIDS, MALTA [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 193/26
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: An attempt to film air raids in Malta. The George Cross.
Description: The George Cross exhibited at Zebbug.
A Spitfire. Barrage of HAA in the sky. Parachute coming down. Ju 88s dipping to bomb Luqa. Two submarines at Manoel: the submarines' smoke screen. A Ju 88 on fire in the sky. A fighter bomber escaping through bursting shells.
Exhibition of the George Cross at Senglea. The Band of the Dorset Regiment opens the ceremony. The Maltese anthem is played. Speech by the parish priest. Rear Admiral K H L Mackenzie, Admiral Superintendent of the Dockyard, looks at the George Cross. People of Senglea looking at the Cross. Ruins of the parish church. Ruins of Immaculate Conception Street. A man cooks over a fire in the street. A boy walks through a rubble-strewn street.