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Last Updated: Monday September 06 2010 18:43 GMT

Rare films of London in the Blitz

Rare footage from London during the Blitz, 1940.

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The Second World War might seem a long time ago, but these new colour pictures help show how bad the Blitz was in London and how people got through the tough times.

This rare footage - which was filmed around 70 years ago, was found recently - and with the help of Westminster Council, was restored and made digital.

Although the East End of London was damaged the most, the films show how badly some of London's most famous landmarks were hit.

The footage has been to mark the 70th anniversary of the Blitz.

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