The Blitz was the sustained strategic bombing of Great Britain and Northern Ireland by Germany during the WWII. Between 7 September 1940 and 16 May 1941 London was attacked 71 times, Birmingham, Liverpool and Plymouth 8 times, Bristol 6, Glasgow 5, Southampton 4, and Portsmouth 3. The capital, London was bombed for 57 consecutive nights, with more than one million London houses destroyed or damaged. More than 40,000 civilians were killed, almost half of those in London.
"Leave This to Us, Sonny - You Ought to be Out of London" ~ children during WW2 in England were sent to Canada