Anastasis, Theoharis (Oral history)

Catalogue number
  • 28535
Department
Sound
Production date
2005-10-05
Subject period
Dimensions
  • whole: Duration 60, Number Of Items 2
Alternative names
  • object name: Oral history
  • object category: IWM interview
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Category
sound

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Object description

British civilian passenger on Piccadilly Line during terrorist incident on London Underground in London, GB, 7/7/2005

Content description

REEL 1 Recollections of terrorist incident on Piccadilly Line on London Underground in London, GB, 7/7/2005: crowded character of train; stopping of train and smoke; behaviour of passengers; lack of awareness of bomb; evacuation of carriage and walk along tracks to King's Cross Station; decision to walk to work near Waterloo; problems waiting with smoke in carriage after explosion; arrival of rescue squad; walk through tunnel and problem of clambering onto high platform. REEL 2 Continues: sight of injured passengers; confused situation on emerging from London Underground; physical appearance; lack of concern of London Underground for welfare of those involved and expense incurred; contacts with media; continuing use of underground; reflections on global terrorism and mixed ethnic composition of passengers in carriage; reaction to being trapped in carriage after bombing.

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