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Bomb Damage Collection (#4)

"Bomb Damage: A Glimpse into the Devastation of War" Bombed St Thomas Hospital: Witnessing the aftermath of destruction

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Imra the Alsatian, one of Londons search and rescue dogs seen here searching for

Imra the Alsatian, one of Londons search and rescue dogs seen here searching for trapped survivors at the site of a V2 explosion in Leytonstone 3rd November 1944

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: The bomb damaged shell of the Coliseum Theatre, Bristol

The bomb damaged shell of the Coliseum Theatre, Bristol, following the Luftwaffe raid on the city. Circa November 1940

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Bomb damage to Plymouth following a tip an run raid by Luftwaffe fighter bomber aircraft

Bomb damage to Plymouth following a tip an run raid by Luftwaffe fighter bomber aircraft on the town. Circa April 8th 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Damage to Ashford, Kent following a tip and run attack by Luftwaffe fighter bombers

Damage to Ashford, Kent following a tip and run attack by Luftwaffe fighter bombers. 24th March 1943

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Bomb damage to Telham Road and Vicarage Lane, East Ham, following several heavy air raids

Bomb damage to Telham Road and Vicarage Lane, East Ham, following several heavy air raids on the capital. Circa March 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Damage to Fetter Lane, London following a V1 explosion in the capital. 19th July 1944

Damage to Fetter Lane, London following a V1 explosion in the capital. 19th July 1944

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Floodlights light the scene of a V2 explosion close to Tottenham Court Road which killed

Floodlights light the scene of a V2 explosion close to Tottenham Court Road which killed 9 civilians and injured 46 and badly damaged the Whitfield Memorial Chapel. 25th March 1945

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Damage to housing in Fulham, London, following an air raid on the city

Damage to housing in Fulham, London, following an air raid on the city, carried out by the Luftwaffe as a revenge attack to the RAF bombing of Berlin. 3rd March 1943

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Firefighters tend to a blazing buildings in Cardiff city centre

Firefighters tend to a blazing buildings in Cardiff city centre, which was badly damamged after being hit in a bombing raid by the German Luftwaffe during the Second World War. Circa 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Aftermath of a V2 rocket attack on Kew, London. Workmen search the bottom of a

Aftermath of a V2 rocket attack on Kew, London. Workmen search the bottom of a crater after the attack. 12th September 1944

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: View of the village church in Aveton Gifford, Devon which was destroyed by Focke Wulf

View of the village church in Aveton Gifford, Devon which was destroyed by Focke Wulf bombers of the German Luftwaffe alongside the vicarage (background on the right)

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Scene showing the bomb damage to St. Marks church in Sheffield following an air raid by

Scene showing the bomb damage to St. Marks church in Sheffield following an air raid by the German Luftwaffe. The last supper artwork remained in tact amongst the ruins of the devastated building

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Scene showing the bomb damage in Orford Place, Norwich, Norfolk following an air raid by

Scene showing the bomb damage in Orford Place, Norwich, Norfolk following an air raid by the German Luftwaffe on the city on the evening of 27th April 1942

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: A wrecked bungalow in Clevedon, The South West of England

A wrecked bungalow in Clevedon, The South West of England, in the Bristol and Somerset area. The house took a double hit, enough to blow the front door off where the 5 occupants could escape

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Photo-reconnaissance image taken by 541 Squadron, RAF over Stettin, Germany

Photo-reconnaissance image taken by 541 Squadron, RAF over Stettin, Germany, following the long-range attack by aircraft of Bomber Command on the night of 20/21 April 1943

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: The United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima

The United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945, respectively

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: The bombing of Sandhurst Road School occurred during an air raid on Wednesday

The bombing of Sandhurst Road School occurred during an air raid on Wednesday, 20th January 1943 when the school on Minard Road, Catford, south east London was seriously damaged

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: The Manchester Blitz (also known as the Christmas Blitz)

The Manchester Blitz (also known as the Christmas Blitz), the heavy bombing of the city of Manchester and its surrounding areas in North West England during the Second World War by the German

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Interior of the private chapel at Buckingham Palace following a German bombing raid

Interior of the private chapel at Buckingham Palace following a German bombing raid. In the centre, its three legs in the air, is the overturned altar

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Southampton after the blitz during the Second World War. 30th November 1940

Southampton after the blitz during the Second World War. 30th November 1940

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: The Clydebank Blitz, comprised two devastating Luftwaffe air raids on the shipbuilding

The Clydebank Blitz, comprised two devastating Luftwaffe air raids on the shipbuilding and munition-making town of Clydebank, Scotland on 13th and 14th March 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: After the blitzing of the City of London, Red Cross Street Fire Station

After the blitzing of the City of London, Red Cross Street Fire Station, which had been badly burned externally and only saved from destruction by the determined efforts of the Station personnel

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Bomb damage to Elephant and Castle, London. 6th June 1942

Bomb damage to Elephant and Castle, London. 6th June 1942

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Air raid damage to Barking Road in East London during the Blitz. 20th March 1941

Air raid damage to Barking Road in East London during the Blitz. 20th March 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: A bombed dance hall in Putney High Street during the Blitz. 8th November 1943

A bombed dance hall in Putney High Street during the Blitz. 8th November 1943

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: The church was bombed on 24 / 25 November 1940 in the Bristol Blitz

The church was bombed on 24 / 25 November 1940 in the Bristol Blitz
The church was bombed on 24/25 November 1940 in the Bristol Blitz, leaving it an empty shell. The damage was severe and although the arcades still stood they were very unsafe

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Bomb damage to the Bank underground station, London during the night of 11th

Bomb damage to the Bank underground station, London during the night of 11th January 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Aerial view of Tobruk with petrol burning. The cruiser San Giorgio

Aerial view of Tobruk with petrol burning. The cruiser San Giorgio can be seen in the background. 12th February 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Drages, Oxford Street, London, blitzed. 20th April 1941

Drages, Oxford Street, London, blitzed. 20th April 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: St Andrews Church, Plymouth following an air raid attack. March 1941

St Andrews Church, Plymouth following an air raid attack. March 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Air raid damage. General view of Crescent Road, East Barnet. 13th August 1942

Air raid damage. General view of Crescent Road, East Barnet. 13th August 1942

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: The Kingston Works of Reckitt and Colman Ltd in Dansom Lane

The Kingston Works of Reckitt and Colman Ltd in Dansom Lane, Hull pictured after being damaged by a new type of oil bomb, dropped by the German Luftwaffe in the early hours of 18th July 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: The Kingston Upon Hull works of Reckitt and Colman Ltd in Dansom Lane

The Kingston Upon Hull works of Reckitt and Colman Ltd in Dansom Lane, Hull pictured after being damaged by a new type of oil bomb, dropped by the German Luftwaffe in the early hours of 18th July 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Scenes among the bombed out houses of Silverdale Road in Hull during the Second World War

Scenes among the bombed out houses of Silverdale Road in Hull during the Second World War. 25th October 1944

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: V. 2 bomb incident, Chingford Road, Walthamstow. What remains of a surface shelter in

V. 2 bomb incident, Chingford Road, Walthamstow. What remains of a surface shelter in
V.2 bomb incident, Chingford Road, Walthamstow. What remains of a surface shelter in which eight people were killed. 8th February 1945

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Picture shows a Merseyside The Jolly Miller public house on Queens Drive, West Derby

Picture shows a Merseyside The Jolly Miller public house on Queens Drive, West Derby, Liverpool, Merseyside, decimated in an air raid on 30th August 1940. Location unknown but possibly Liverpool

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Clarendon Street, Hull, Yorkshire, after it was bombed in the Blitz

Clarendon Street, Hull, Yorkshire, after it was bombed in the Blitz. A sign to the centre right of the pictures shows Dewhirst Bros. Perhaps this is a family business

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Queen Victoria Square, Hull, Yorkshire, after the Blitz raids of 8th and 9th of May 1941

Queen Victoria Square, Hull, Yorkshire, after the Blitz raids of 8th and 9th of May 1941. The Hull Blitz was the bombing campaign that targeted the English port city of Kingston upon Hull by

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Air raid this morning in the South of England at Bruce Castle Park, Tottenham, London

Air raid this morning in the South of England at Bruce Castle Park, Tottenham, London. (Picture) A causality is bought out of the wreckage. 16th June 1944

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Picture shows residents of Aldborough Grove, in Hull, Yorkshire, after an air raid

Picture shows residents of Aldborough Grove, in Hull, Yorkshire, after an air raid. Casualties were light as the shelters were good

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Congregational Church, Albion Street, Hull, pictured in 1946, shortly after World War Two

Congregational Church, Albion Street, Hull, pictured in 1946, shortly after World War Two. The Church was bombed in World War Two

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: The Blitz. Bridlington, Yorkshire. June 1941. The bar

The Blitz. Bridlington, Yorkshire. June 1941. The bar and billiard room of The Britannia Hotel, Bridlington, Yorkshire, was destroyed by a German bomb, during the Blitz

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Picture shows Eagle Oil Mills in Hull, Yorkshire, on fire during World War Two

Picture shows Eagle Oil Mills in Hull, Yorkshire, on fire during World War Two. Location in Hull would be Eagle Terrace off Cleveland Street

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Flying bomb crashed on flats at Nevern Square, Kensington. 23rd July 1944

Flying bomb crashed on flats at Nevern Square, Kensington. 23rd July 1944

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: A scene in Melville Terrace, Great Yarmouth, after an early morning raid

A scene in Melville Terrace, Great Yarmouth, after an early morning raid. Mrs Friar, aged 77, with her son in background standing near their ruined home. 9th May 1943

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Bomb damage on Almorah Road, Bedminster, Bristol. 11th June 1941

Bomb damage on Almorah Road, Bedminster, Bristol. 11th June 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Cowes, Isle of Wight, blitzed. The war memorial was destroyed. May 1942

Cowes, Isle of Wight, blitzed. The war memorial was destroyed. May 1942

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: The remains of St Philips Church in central Hull following the raids of May 1941

The remains of St Philips Church in central Hull following the raids of May 1941




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"Bomb Damage: A Glimpse into the Devastation of War" Bombed St Thomas Hospital: Witnessing the aftermath of destruction, St Thomas Hospital stands as a haunting reminder of the relentless bombings during wartime. Harry Watts London Can Take It. (1940): Amidst chaos and destruction, brave Londoners like Harry Watts demonstrate resilience in the face of adversity, proving that their city can withstand any challenge. Bomb damage to locomotives at Newton Abbot Station, 1940: The scars left on Newton Abbot Station bear witness to the relentless attacks on Britain's transportation infrastructure during World War II. Bomb Damage at Royal Oak near Paddington c. 1940: The once vibrant neighborhood near Paddington bears visible wounds from enemy bombs, reminding us of the toll war takes on civilian life. The RFA Sir Tristram enters the River Tyne after an 8, 000 mile rescue operation following. . : After an arduous journey spanning thousands of miles through treacherous waters and bomb-ravaged landscapes, RFA Sir Tristram arrives in River Tyne as a symbol of hope and salvation for those affected by war. St Pauls Square Birmingham aa42_00123: In this poignant image captured amidst rubble-strewn streets, St Pauls Square in Birmingham serves as a testament to both human endurance and determination to rebuild shattered communities. St Pauls Cathedral floodlit during VE day celebrations to celebrate victory in. . : Illuminated against darkened skies, St Pauls Cathedral shines with pride during VE Day celebrations—a beacon representing triumph over adversity and unity among nations. Mogul locomotive No. 8314 with bomb damage in 1941: This photograph captures a powerful symbol—the damaged Mogul locomotive—representing not only physical destruction but also resilience as it continues its duty despite enduring the horrors of war.