WATCH: The day German bombs rained down on Portsmouth Dockyard

A screen shot from the British Pathe footage on YouTube
A screen shot from the British Pathe footage on YouTube
The junction of Southwick Hill Road and London Road, Cosham, with a tram passing over the  bridge. Not a traffic light to be seen. Picture: GA Tucker

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The discovery of unexploded ordnance in Portsmouth Harbour is a reminder of how the dockyard was a prime target for German bombers in the Second World War.

Archive footage from the British Pathe collection shows destruction in the naval base after a Luftwaffe raid in 1940.