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War Museum film shows Manchester Blitz damage

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Rare footage of the Manchester Blitz is being screened for the first time at Imperial War Museum North.

Called Manchester Took It Too, The World War II propaganda film shows the devastation caused by German bombs on Market Street and Piccadilly during the nights of 22 and 23 December 1940.

Almost 700 people were killed and thousands injured.

Film credit: The Co-operative Society

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