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The Blitz Bomb Damage

Discussion in 'The Blitz' started by Jim, Jan 13, 2008.

  1. Jim

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    The side of this house is blown away but the interior wall is almost untouched. The kitchen range on the first floor is topped by a clock and horse statues on the mantel. And upstairs the mirror on the wall is un-cracked.

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    An Eton boy moving his belongings after stray bombs dropped on the school in December 1940.

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    The Ring Sports Stadium at Blackfriars, damaged, along with houses in the neighbourhood, when two bombs fell on it during raids in October 1940. Remarkably no one was injured.

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    Grose's sports shop in New Bridge Street in December 1940 produced this eerie wreckage where the blast had blown bicycles upwards, to hang from the rafters.

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    A valuable painting is rescued from the debris of a wrecked building.

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