The Clydebank Blitz refers to two devastating German Luftwaffe air raids on the shipbuilding town of Clydebank in Scotland which took place in March 1941.
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The first Zeppelin raid on Britain killed four people in King’s Lynn, Great Yarmouth and Sheringham, and injured 16 others. READ MORE HERE:
From the outset of World War Two, Britain had been expecting a great German air assault on its soil. This fear was realised when bombs fell on the capital on the 24th of August 1940. ‘The Blitz’ was about to begin
The story of Beauty, the pioneering search and rescue dog, who saved 63 animals during the blitz and won the Dicken Medal.
The Doodlebug was a thing of nightmares, a pilotless weapon which droned ostentatiously overhead and, with its sudden silence, heralded disaster. The V2 was worse.
The Vengeance Weapons were a significant threat towards the end of the War. We take a quick look at the two famous examples used against Britain on the 70th Anniversary of the first V2 attack.
Christmas time in 1940, really was an explosive one, and on the evening of the 29th and 30th December, Luftwaffe, Germany’s powerful Air force, launched a devastating raid on London. Named the Blitz, during the raid 130 Heinkel HE111s aircraft dropped 10,000 Incendiary bombs, 300 bombs a minute, on central London causing a massive series of fires that wiped out the historical centre of London.
Blogger: GemSen During the afternoon of September 7, 1940, German bombers dotted the skies over London — by the end of the war there was hardly a large city or town in Br [...]
Its not every day you find a abandoned air-raid shelter. Read the story of the group of builders who Came across an air raid shelter underneath a car park.
AS Lionel Clarke bravely fought the flames inside bomb-struck Coventry Cathedral, the last thing on his mind was personal recognition. He was an auxiliary fireman in the Seco [...]
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