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Title:WAAC CAMP AT ABBEVILLE FOLLOWING AN AIR RAID, 22ND MAY 1918 [Allocated Title]
Film Number:IWM 228
Summary: A Women's Army Auxiliary Corps camp at Abbéville following a German air raid, Western Front, 22 May 1918.
Description: The camp Nissen huts show damage from the bombs. The women stand around watching. A view of Abbéville (?) with the smoke rising in the background. (The film is broken here by an unrelated scene of shells 'walking' towards a village). In the camp the WAACs clean up the debris and practise running to their air raid shelters.
Production Details: Ministry of Information (Production sponsor)
Topical Film Company (Production company)
Bassill, F A (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (regiment/service)
Keywords: destruction, French military - area: air raid (object name)
buildings, British - military: Nissen hut (object name)
society, British military - precautionary: air raid precautions (object name)
Abbeville, Somme, France (geography)