National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales preserves and celebrates the sound and moving image heritage of Wales, making it accessible to a wide range of users for enjoyment and learning. Its film collection reflects every aspect of the nation’s social, cultural and working life across the 20th century, giving a fascinating insight into Welsh filmmaking, both amateur and professional.
This film is part of Free
Photos from a pre-blitzed Swansea are shown along with modern images that show how times have changed since the city has been rebuilt.
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Photos showing Swansea before and after the blitz illustrate the effect of WWII on the city. How could life ever be the same again for its inhabitants? But wonderful things can happen when communities come together in a spirit of co-operation. The city is rising again from the rubble - people are seen working hard to make Swansea what it used to be with a modern twist.