BBC Broadcasting House

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Short presentation about the BBC during WW2

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BBC Broadcasting House

  1. 1. Katherine Burke
  2. 2. Importance of BroadcastingHouse Propaganda Ministry of Information Documentaries Information News etc. Symbolic Optimism when first built○ “new Tower of London”
  3. 3. Precautions•September 28th, 1939•Problem of moonlight•Dummy shadow•Confusion over target• Street and crossroads• mislead
  4. 4. Precautions•October 3rd, 1939•Problem of camouflage•Other targets• London University•Inaccuracy of bombing•No real solution
  5. 5. PrecautionsProblems Solutions Impractical Expensive Time consuming Other concerns Painting it grey 24-hour police guard Relying oninaccuracy ofbombing
  6. 6. Conclusion Vital importance during the War Information and propaganda Morale Precautions taken but limited Expensive and impractical
  7. 7. Bibliography http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/ww2outbreak/7959.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/ww2outbreak/7958.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/pressoffice/keyfacts/stories/broadcasting_house.shtml

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