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Title:CHURCHILL INSPECTS AIR RAID DAMAGE AT LONDON DOCKS [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 39
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Mr and Mrs Churchill arrive by river at Tower Pier with an escort of police boats and inspect air raid damage. Churchill speaks to a young naval officer. They land at North Woolwich and inspect the damage at King George V Dock and Royal Albert Dock, accompanied by Rear-Admiral C C Boyle VC, Major General Ismay and Lieutenant-Colonel Jacob. They are met by Lieutenant General Barker. Churchill and the party visit Victoria Dock. Shots show Ranks Mills and bombed houses at Silvertown. Churchill acknowledges cheers from bystanders. He looks at the damage to Greenwich Hospital. They leave the hospital. Shots taken on the launch before Mr and Mrs Churchill land at Westminster Pier.