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Bomb Damage Collection (#7)

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

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Traders in Bucklerbury, City of London salvage goods from their premises

Traders in Bucklerbury, City of London salvage goods from their premises. oblivious to the damage to The Mansion House in the background 16th May 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: A small crater outside The Mansion House in the City of London which was damaged by

A small crater outside The Mansion House in the City of London which was damaged by incendiary bombs dropped on the city on the 16th May 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: The Mansion House in the City of London damage by incendiary bombs dropped on the city

The Mansion House in the City of London damage by incendiary bombs dropped on the city on the 11th May seen from Bucklerbury. 16th May 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Firemen of the NFS outside The Mansion House in the City of London which was damaged by

Firemen of the NFS outside The Mansion House in the City of London which was damaged by incendiary bombs dropped on the city on the 16th May 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Firemen tackling a blaze at a builders yard in Southwark

Firemen tackling a blaze at a builders yard in Southwark, as fires caused by incendiary bombs spreads to nearby houses, 31st January 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Fire crews, police and Air Raid Precaution (ARP) wardens help salvage furniture

Fire crews, police and Air Raid Precaution (ARP) wardens help salvage furniture from properties close to Taylors Great Central Depository in St Georges Road, Southwark

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: His Majesty King George VI and Queen Elizabeth inspect the damage to the cathedral in

His Majesty King George VI and Queen Elizabeth inspect the damage to the cathedral in the city of Coventry following a German air raid. 26th February 1942

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Members of the National Fire Service (NFS ) and heavy rescue help lift

Members of the National Fire Service (NFS ) and heavy rescue help lift and clear rubble from a block of Chelsea flats, which received a direct hit during the previous nights air raid on the city

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: The clear up operation and the search for survivors and victims of the first V1 attack

The clear up operation and the search for survivors and victims of the first V1 attack on the Grove Road railway bridge, Mile End, London. 14th June 1944

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: A warden helps a survivor retrieve belongings from the rubble that was her home before it

A warden helps a survivor retrieve belongings from the rubble that was her home before it was destroyed in a V2 attack on Leytonstone 3rd November 1944

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: The Bank of England and Royal Exchange after the raid during the night of 11 January 1941

The Bank of England and Royal Exchange after the raid during the night of 11 January 1941. The bomb exploded in the booking-hall of the Bank Underground Station killing 51

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Bomb damage to central Hull following a heavy Luftwaffe raid on Hull

Bomb damage to central Hull following a heavy Luftwaffe raid on Hull. 29th July 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Bomb damage around the City of London following the most devastating raid on London which

Bomb damage around the City of London following the most devastating raid on London which took place on the night of 10/11 May 1941. The moon was full and the Thames had a very low ebb tide

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Firemen dampen down the fires caused by a a Luftwaffe attack on the City of Bristol

Firemen dampen down the fires caused by a a Luftwaffe attack on the City of Bristol. Circa November 1940

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Bomb damage to Hull following several nights of raids on the city during World War Two

Bomb damage to Hull following several nights of raids on the city during World War Two. Circa March 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: The army and salvage workers clear the bomb damage to Hull following several nights of

The army and salvage workers clear the bomb damage to Hull following several nights of raids on the city. Circa March 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: ARP rescue members seen here searching a shop in Bridlington damage by blast in a

ARP rescue members seen here searching a shop in Bridlington damage by blast in a daylight air raid on the town. Circa August 1940

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: The Bank of England and Royal Exchange after the raid during the night of 11 January 1941

The Bank of England and Royal Exchange after the raid during the night of 11 January 1941. The bomb exploded in the booking-hall of the Bank Underground Station killing 51

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: View of the entrance of the Hammonds store (on the corner of Jameson Street

View of the entrance of the Hammonds store (on the corner of Jameson Street and South Street) in Hull after it was hit by bombs during 7-8 May, 1941 raid

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Bomb damage to Comet Radio showrooms in George Street, Hull. 23 March 1941

Bomb damage to Comet Radio showrooms in George Street, Hull. 23 March 1941

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

Bomb damage to Great Yarmouth following a tip an run raid by Luftwaffe fighter bomber aircraft on the town. Circa March 1943

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Plymouth devastated by a series of heavy raids on the city

Plymouth devastated by a series of heavy raids on the city and the naval dockyards at Devonport in March - April 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: The centre of Plymouth devastated by a series of heavy raids on the city

The centre of Plymouth devastated by a series of heavy raids on the city and the naval dockyards at Devonport in March - April 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Bomb damage to Newcastle and Tyneside following a series of air raids in 1941

Bomb damage to Newcastle and Tyneside following a series of air raids in 1941. Firemen dampening down a fire following a raid on the city. Circa 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: LCC and Civil Defence workers seen here clearing up following a V2 explosion at the Red

LCC and Civil Defence workers seen here clearing up following a V2 explosion at the Red Lion pub on the corner of Duke Street and Barrett Street, just yards from Selfridges

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Fires caused by the dropping of thousands of incendiary bombs by the Luftwaffe

Fires caused by the dropping of thousands of incendiary bombs by the Luftwaffe on the City of London on the night of the 29th December 1940 seen from the roof of the Daily Mirror building in Fetters

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Salvage workers pick through the burnt out remains of London

Salvage workers pick through the burnt out remains of Londons Guildhall the morning after the Second Great Fire of London

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Onlookers watch as unsafe buildings in Fetter Lane, London are demolished following

Onlookers watch as unsafe buildings in Fetter Lane, London are demolished following the air raid. 10th May 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Salvage workers search through the debris follow a V1 Flying Bomb attack of Deptford

Salvage workers search through the debris follow a V1 Flying Bomb attack of Deptford. Circa July 1944

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Rescue workers dig through the rubble after a V2 missile exploded at the junction of

Rescue workers dig through the rubble after a V2 missile exploded at the junction of Wanstead Park Road and Endsleigh Gardens, Cranbrook, Ilford, London, 8th March 1945

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Crater close to the railway at Earlham Grove, West Ham following a V2 missile attack

Crater close to the railway at Earlham Grove, West Ham following a V2 missile attack. 30th October 1944

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Rescue workers search the rubble of Audrey Road, Ilford, following a V2 missile attack

Rescue workers search the rubble of Audrey Road, Ilford, following a V2 missile attack. 20th February 1945

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Devastation in Leytonstone following a V2 missile attack. 31st October 1944

Devastation in Leytonstone following a V2 missile attack. 31st October 1944

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Corporal I. C. Davis came home on leave last night to his London home

Corporal I. C. Davis came home on leave last night to his London home
Corporal I.C. Davis came home on leave last night to his London home and here he is seen salvaging bedding from his wrecked home in Trinity Road

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Workmen clear away the rubble following an air raid on Putney, London

Workmen clear away the rubble following an air raid on Putney, London. Circa November 1943

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Workmen search through the rubble following a V2 attack on Camberwell

Workmen search through the rubble following a V2 attack on Camberwell. Circa 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: What started as just a routine August day at Middlesbrough station in 1942 ended in

What started as just a routine August day at Middlesbrough station in 1942 ended in terror. A German daylight raid scored a direct hit on the overall roof, causing it to partially collapse

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: The MV Domala seen here beached between Hurst Castle and The Needles in the Solent on 6

The MV Domala seen here beached between Hurst Castle and The Needles in the Solent on 6 March 1940. Following an attack on her by a Heinkel HE 111 of KG26 on the 2nd March 1940

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: A party of rescue workers part of the ARP seen here checking houses damage by blast for

A party of rescue workers part of the ARP seen here checking houses damage by blast for trapped residents following a day light air raid on London. 2nd October 1940

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: A man searches among the debris of his destroyed home in Wavertree

A man searches among the debris of his destroyed home in Wavertree, Liverpool following an air raid by the German Luftwaffe on the city

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Bomb damage at Invicta Road, East Greenwich, London during the Second World War

Bomb damage at Invicta Road, East Greenwich, London during the Second World War. Sub station 54 at East Greenwich received a direct by High Explosive bomb

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Firemen tackle a blaze near Waterloo Station where a store of phosphorous bombs was set

Firemen tackle a blaze near Waterloo Station where a store of phosphorous bombs was set on fire during the second World War. 23rd June 1944

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: V2 rocket incident at Middlesex Street, Aldgate, showing extent of damage

V2 rocket incident at Middlesex Street, Aldgate, showing extent of damage. A clothes warehouse was hit (Norwegian Clothing Ltd) and some of the stores caught fire

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: German air raid on the city of London during the Second World War

German air raid on the city of London during the Second World War. Devastation to housing caused by German bombs on Joiner Street, Southwark, London. Circa 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Troops clear bomb damage to St Michael Chapel at Canterbury Cathedral after it was

Troops clear bomb damage to St Michael Chapel at Canterbury Cathedral after it was damaged in an air raid by the German Luftwaffe during the Second World War Circa June 1942

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Damage to a residential street in Stepney caused when an enemy aircraft crashed

Damage to a residential street in Stepney caused when an enemy aircraft crashed, causing wreckage to be flung across railway lines and a large number of houses

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: The Blitz was a German bombing campaign against the United Kingdom during the Second

The Blitz was a German bombing campaign against the United Kingdom during the Second World War. (Picture) Air raid damage to London. Circa 19th January 1943




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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.