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WW2 London bomb maps (link inside!)

WW2 London bomb maps (link inside!)

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tubbystu

3,846 posts

176 months

Tuesday 12th May 2009
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Bloke standing at the bar said:
"Cor, that was a near thing - my cue is still safe on the table - I only put a new tip on it last week after the buggers got the Rose & Crown"

Baby Huey

4,881 posts

115 months

Tuesday 12th May 2009
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Thanks to the OP, great find.

I've often wondered about bomb damage in my local area and have just found out that the house on my site previously was destroyed by a doodlebug. It landed just over the road from my house and did some significant damage to the surroundings.

Simpo Two

67,323 posts

181 months

Tuesday 12th May 2009
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'Yersinia' - the genus of bacterium that caused the plague, Y. pestis...

Interesting - my father lived in Forest Gate during the war and recalls a V2 strike that brought the soot down the chimney all over his new jacket - seems the rocket fell 800 yards away in Grosvenor Road!

Edited by Simpo Two on Tuesday 12th May 20:03

MK4 Slowride

10,011 posts

124 months

Tuesday 12th May 2009
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DrTre said:
TheEnd said:

And a B'ham pub
Then or now?

Cool thread.
rofl