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East London bombed, note the Tower of London in the background. RAF crew had no question they should mercilessly bomb German cities after the 1941 blitz on British cities.


The Blitz: Much of London was destroyed by the Luftwaffe, which was eventually defeated by "The Few" during the Battle of Britain which was fought over the skies of Britain between 10 July and 31 October 1940


Spires of St. Paul’s Cathedral seen through the archway of a smoldering ruin after a Nazi incendiary bomb attack on the city. London, December 1940

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WWII: London Bombed

World War II, 13th February 1945, London, England, A Rescue worker holds a cat amidst the devastation and rubble caused by a V-bomb launched by a Nazi raid in Judd Street (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

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The astonishing interactive map that shows every bomb dropped on London during The Blitz

The incredible map reveals the locations of every bomb dropped during the entire war, and also allows users to see the exact areas hit during the first night of the Blitz when German planes bombarded London with bombs.


Germany bombs London 7-15 September 1940 On 7 September 1940, the Luftwaffe unleashed a merciless bombing campaign against London and Britain's major cities. Instead of breaking morale, however, the raids only galvanised the will of the British people for the rest of the war. Photo: Winston Churchill inspecting bomb damage in Battersea, South London, 10 September 1940.