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Bomb Damage Collection (#8)

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

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

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: V2 explosion at the North East end of Hyde Park close to Marble Arch

V2 explosion at the North East end of Hyde Park close to Marble Arch. The attack happen at 9:31am 18th March 1945 killing three civilians and injuring a further 81. 18th March 1945

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Floodlights light the scene of a V2 explosion at Smithfield Market, Farringdon Road

Floodlights light the scene of a V2 explosion at Smithfield Market, Farringdon Road, London. The attack killed over 100 civilians. 8th March 1945

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Bridge across the Rhine at the German town of Breisach during the Second World War

Bridge across the Rhine at the German town of Breisach during the Second World War. 1st February 1945

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Mr C. E. Mill and family passing through the devastated streets of residential Plymouth

Mr C. E. Mill and family passing through the devastated streets of residential Plymouth
Mr C.E. Mill and family passing through the devastated streets of residential Plymouth, badly damaged after being being targeted by bombers of the German Luftwaffe in an air raid on the city during

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: A London Fire Service auxiliary van thrown on to a roof by a falling bomb during

A London Fire Service auxiliary van thrown on to a roof by a falling bomb during the blitz in London. 20th November 1940

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Damage to houses and shops in Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell

Damage to houses and shops in Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London caused by a German V1 rocket attack. Picture whos rescue workers and firefighters attending the scene of the damage. 6th July 1944

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

Scene showing the bomb damage in Norwich, Norfolk following an air raid by the German Luftwaffe on the city in late April 1942

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Aftermath of a V2 rocket attack on Middlesex Street, Aldgate

Aftermath of a V2 rocket attack on Middlesex Street, Aldgate, London during the Second World War. A clothes warehouse was hit (Norwegian Clothing Ltd) and some of the stores caught fire

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Damage to Portsmouth Hippodrome following an air raid attack. 11th January 1941

Damage to Portsmouth Hippodrome following an air raid attack. 11th January 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Their home destroyed by a German V-1 flying bomb, the Metcalf family carrying on with

Their home destroyed by a German V-1 flying bomb, the Metcalf family carrying on with their usual routine of bacon for breakfast around the kitchen table amidst the chaos

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Private Robert Phillips retrieves a cot from a bomb crater after an American hospital

Private Robert Phillips retrieves a cot from a bomb crater after an American hospital area was shelled. 22nd April 1944

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: 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: 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: 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

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Members of the US 9th Army move through the captured German town of Hamm during Second

Members of the US 9th Army move through the captured German town of Hamm during Second World War. 11th April 1945

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: British soldiers gather fuel for an elderly Dutch woman outside the ruins of her home in

British soldiers gather fuel for an elderly Dutch woman outside the ruins of her home in Sint Joost. The men are Lance Bombardier K. Davies and Bombardier S

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Children in a Manchester suburb warm themselves by a fire outside wrecked houses during

Children in a Manchester suburb warm themselves by a fire outside wrecked houses during Second World War. 13th March 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Venice harbour attacked by R. A. F during the Second World War. 13th April 1945

Venice harbour attacked by R. A. F during the Second World War. 13th April 1945
Venice harbour attacked by R.A.F during the Second World War. 13th April 1945

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: The rail yard and installation at Viterbo, north of Rome destroyed by planes of

The rail yard and installation at Viterbo, north of Rome destroyed by planes of the Mediterranean Allied Air Force. 24th June 1944

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: B-24 Liberators of the 15th A. A. F. attack San Stefano Port

B-24 Liberators of the 15th A. A. F. attack San Stefano Port
B-24 Liberators of the 15th A.A.F. attack San Stefano Port and harbour installations during the Second World War. 15th May 1944

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Damage to York Road caused by a flying bomb during the Second World War

Damage to York Road caused by a flying bomb during the Second World War. 24th June 1944

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Major Sir Jocelyn Lucas, Bart, M. C. leading a hunt in Hertfordshire during Second World

Major Sir Jocelyn Lucas, Bart, M. C. leading a hunt in Hertfordshire during Second World
Major Sir Jocelyn Lucas, Bart, M.C. leading a hunt in Hertfordshire during Second World War. Circa July 1942

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: A statue of St Joan of Arc surrounded by ruins in Montebourg during Second World War

A statue of St Joan of Arc surrounded by ruins in Montebourg during Second World War. 14th July 1944

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Bomb damage to the Amiens rail yards. (Picture) Section of the Amiens yards

Bomb damage to the Amiens rail yards. (Picture) Section of the Amiens yards. Scores of craters overlap where one of the tracks are, two engine roundhouses (top) are almost comletetly destroyed

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Canadian soldiers help to remove debris from bombed buildings on Hastings. 8th May 1943

Canadian soldiers help to remove debris from bombed buildings on Hastings. 8th May 1943

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: They carry on each Sunday at their usual corner although now the scene of ruin

They carry on each Sunday at their usual corner although now the scene of ruin. Picture taken near Salvation Army Hall, Cambridge Heath, Mare Street, Hackney, during an air raid. October 1940

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Mrs Miller with her 4-month-old baby at her house at Crowhurst Road, Brixton

Mrs Miller with her 4-month-old baby at her house at Crowhurst Road, Brixton. September 1940

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Back of Bridge Street, River Avon, showing heavy bomb damage. Somerset and Avon area

Back of Bridge Street, River Avon, showing heavy bomb damage. Somerset and Avon area. Bristol was Englands fifth most heavily bombed city, from 24th November 1940 to 15th May 1944

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Union Street in Bristol. Somerset and Avon area. Picture shows pedestrians

Union Street in Bristol. Somerset and Avon area. Picture shows pedestrians amongst the blitzed remains of Union Street Broadmead, Bristol

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Bombed streets in Bristol re-opened to the public. 1940 Somerset and Avon area

Bombed streets in Bristol re-opened to the public. 1940 Somerset and Avon area. Picture shows pedestrians amongst the blitzed remains of a street in Bristol

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Air raid damage to Messrs. E. S. & A. Robinsons premises, the Bristol printers

Air raid damage to Messrs. E. S. & A. Robinsons premises, the Bristol printers
Air raid damage to Messrs. E.S. & A. Robinsons premises, the Bristol printers. Somerset and Avon area. Bristol was Englands fifth most heavily bombed city, from 24th November 1940 to 15th May 1944

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: View of the damage to to Mark Street, Cardiff following an air raid by bombers German

View of the damage to to Mark Street, Cardiff following an air raid by bombers German Luftwaffe on the city on 29th April 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: View of the damage to Ben Evans devastated shop at Wind Street

View of the damage to Ben Evans devastated shop at Wind Street, Swansea following an air raid by bombers German Luftwaffe on the city on 16th February 1943

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: View showing the damage to pensioners bungalows in a residential area of Lincoln

View showing the damage to pensioners bungalows in a residential area of Lincoln following an air raid by bombers of the German Luftwaffe on the night of 8th - 9th May 1941. 8th May 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: View showing the damage to St Michael and All Angels church in Waddington

View showing the damage to St Michael and All Angels church in Waddington, Lincolnshire following an air raid by bombers of the German Luftwaffe on the night of 8th - 9th May 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: At tea-time on Wednesday 10 February 1943, a single Dornier bomber of the german

At tea-time on Wednesday 10 February 1943, a single Dornier bomber of the german Luftwaffe dropped four bombs across the centre of Reading

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: A view of the west corridor of St. Georges Hall in central Liverpool

A view of the west corridor of St. Georges Hall in central Liverpool, where courts and a robing room were completely destroyed by bombs from a German air raid during gar night of 21st - 22nd December

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: View showing the damage to a school in Lincolnshire following an air raid by bombers of

View showing the damage to a school in Lincolnshire following an air raid by bombers of the German Luftwaffe. Circa May 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Residents of a residential are of Cardiff, Wales salvage goods from their homes after it

Residents of a residential are of Cardiff, Wales salvage goods from their homes after it was damaged by German bombs following a raid by the Luftwaffe in the Second World War. Circa 1941

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Stan Hall, a rescue service man who has served since the beginning of the war

Stan Hall, a rescue service man who has served since the beginning of the war, viewing the latest damage in his area. 19th October 1943

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Picture shows the damage caused to the terminus station at Middlesbrough after a direct

Picture shows the damage caused to the terminus station at Middlesbrough after a direct hit from a German bomb during the Second World War

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Result of day and night Bombing on a Benghazi harbour by British and American aircraft

Result of day and night Bombing on a Benghazi harbour by British and American aircraft. The diagram shows damaged German shipping. 22nd October 1942

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Firemen attend to a roaring blaze at a house on Tilehurst Road

Firemen attend to a roaring blaze at a house on Tilehurst Road, London after it was struck by German incendiary bombs during the blitz in World War Two. Circa September 1940

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Photo Reconnaissance image of Mainz, Germany reveals the devastation caused by the RAF

Photo Reconnaissance image of Mainz, Germany reveals the devastation caused by the RAF attacks on the city on the nights of the 11th/12th and 12th/13th August 1942

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Photo-reconnaissance image taken by No1 PRU of the damaged Heinkel aircraft factory at

Photo-reconnaissance image taken by No1 PRU of the damaged Heinkel aircraft factory at Marienehe, Rostock, Germany, following a series of major raids by Bomber Command. 1

Background imageBomb Damage Collection: Photo Reconnaissance image taken following RAF Bomber Command raid on Nurenburg

Photo Reconnaissance image taken following RAF Bomber Command raid on Nurenburg on the night of the 8th/9th March 1943. Photo shows




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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.