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Air Raid Damage Collection

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: The Fortune of War pub in Plainmoor, Torquay survived a bomb at the junction of St

The Fortune of War pub in Plainmoor, Torquay survived a bomb at the junction of St Marychurch Road and Warbro Road, Torquay during the Bank Holiday raid which destroyed houses further up the road in

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: St Martins Church in the Bull Ring, Birmingham the morning after a heavy air raid

St Martins Church in the Bull Ring, Birmingham the morning after a heavy air raid on the city. 10th April 1941

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: World War Two - Second World War - The ruins after a German air raid on a North East of

World War Two - Second World War - The ruins after a German air raid on a North East of England town. Pictured is the bomb damaged Keyes Gardens on the Matthew Bank Estate, Jesmond, Newcastle

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: The Sutton Coalfield Battalion of the Warwickshire Home Guard paraded for inspection

The Sutton Coalfield Battalion of the Warwickshire Home Guard paraded for inspection. Captain Wilfrid Bigwood the Commanding Officer

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Burnt out shops in Spiceal Street, Birmingham following a heavy air raid on the city

Burnt out shops in Spiceal Street, Birmingham following a heavy air raid on the city 10th April 1941

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Residents of Vincent Street Balsall Heath, Birmingham, examine a bomb crater following an

Residents of Vincent Street Balsall Heath, Birmingham, examine a bomb crater following an air raid on the city. 29th October 1940

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: The remains of an ammunition truck struck by a bomb in the goods yard of Bridlington

The remains of an ammunition truck struck by a bomb in the goods yard of Bridlington Station 11th July 1940

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Firemen tackling fires in Ave Maria Lane, London, started by high explosive

Firemen tackling fires in Ave Maria Lane, London, started by high explosive and incendiary bombs dropped by the Luftwaffe on the night of 29th December 1940

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: A turntable ladder of the London Fire Brigade tacklest fires close to Waterloo railway

A turntable ladder of the London Fire Brigade tacklest fires close to Waterloo railway station as nine thousand incendiary

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: A London Transport double decker bus stopped on St Pauls Churchyard l

A London Transport double decker bus stopped on St Pauls Churchyard l. As over nine thousand incendiary and high explosive bombs fall on the City of London, 29th December 1940

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Members of the public inspect a crater in Albert Bridge Road, Battersea, London

Members of the public inspect a crater in Albert Bridge Road, Battersea, London, following a daylight raid. February 16th 1941

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Damage to Ethelburga Street School following a daylight raid on Battersea, London

Damage to Ethelburga Street School following a daylight raid on Battersea, London. February 16th 1941

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Workmen filling a crater outside Greys department store, Bull Street

Workmen filling a crater outside Greys department store, Bull Street, Birmingham as customers look on, following an air raid on the city. 25th October 1940

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Dress shop opposite St James in New Street, Birmingham damaged during an air raid

Dress shop opposite St James in New Street, Birmingham damaged during an air raid on the city. 25th October 1940

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: The clear up of the Kent Street Baths, Birmingham after the building suffered extensive

The clear up of the Kent Street Baths, Birmingham after the building suffered extensive damage following a raid on the city. 27th October 1940

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Firemen dampening down fires in Moseley Street, Birmingham the morning after a heavy

Firemen dampening down fires in Moseley Street, Birmingham the morning after a heavy incendiary raid on the city 26th October 1940

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: A direct hit on the Birmingham to Worcester canal at the Bournville canal tunnel

A direct hit on the Birmingham to Worcester canal at the Bournville canal tunnel, Draining the canal of millions of gallons of water and flooding the nearby Cadburys factory. 4th December 1940

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: 19 burnt out and four partly burnt out buses sit in the remains of Hockley bus depot

19 burnt out and four partly burnt out buses sit in the remains of Hockley bus depot, Birmingham following a heavy air raid on the city. 23rd November 1940

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: The burnt out shell of the Marshall and Snelgroves Department Store, New Street

The burnt out shell of the Marshall and Snelgroves Department Store, New Street, Birmingham. The store was destroyed by fire after being hit by incendiary bombs during an air raid on the city in

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: The shattered remains of the Kardomah Cafe, Colmore Row, Birmingham

The shattered remains of the Kardomah Cafe, Colmore Row, Birmingham, following an air raid on the city. 20th November 1940

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Burnt out buses and debris strewn across the floor of the Highgate Road Bus Garage

Burnt out buses and debris strewn across the floor of the Highgate Road Bus Garage, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, following a direct hit during an air raid on the city. 21st November 1940

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Damage to a house in Pype Hayes, Erdington, Birmingham. This was the first air raid

Damage to a house in Pype Hayes, Erdington, Birmingham. This was the first air raid on the city, carried out by a single aircraft. One person was killed, and six injured in the raid. 9th August 1940

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Park Street, Bristol in September 1946 still showing signs of the series of German air

Park Street, Bristol in September 1946 still showing signs of the series of German air raids on the city a year after the conflict ended 1st September 1946

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: The remains of the West Street Baptist Church following the Luftwaffe air raid

The remains of the West Street Baptist Church following the Luftwaffe air raid on the city on the night of the 24th November 1940

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: The enormous damage to Messers Mardons printing works in Victoria Street, Bristol

The enormous damage to Messers Mardons printing works in Victoria Street, Bristol, can be seen in this image taken after the debris from the German air raids on the city had been tidied up

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Firemen dampen down fires in Wine Street, Bristol which was devastated by high explosive

Firemen dampen down fires in Wine Street, Bristol which was devastated by high explosive and incendiary bombs dropped on the city on the night of 24th/25th November 1940

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Clearing the debris of Barton Warehouse, Stokes Croft, Bristol following the first heavy

Clearing the debris of Barton Warehouse, Stokes Croft, Bristol following the first heavy Luftwaffe raid on the city. 25th November 1940

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Lennards Shoe shop, Queens Road, Bristol is left a burnt out shell following

Lennards Shoe shop, Queens Road, Bristol is left a burnt out shell following the Luftwaffes raid on the city. The blitz of Bristol began on the night 24th November 1940

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: The vicar and parishioners search through the rubble and wreckage of St Clements

The vicar and parishioners search through the rubble and wreckage of St Clements, Newfoundland Road, Bristol shortly after the November 24th 1940 air raid on the city

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Civilians walk amongst the ruins of Dolphin Street following a further raid on Bristol by

Civilians walk amongst the ruins of Dolphin Street following a further raid on Bristol by the Luftwaffe. The city endured the bombing between 24 November 1940

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: The Thornton Varley site, Brook Street, Hull 8th May 1941

The Thornton Varley site, Brook Street, Hull 8th May 1941

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: ARP personnel and rescue workers did through the rubble of Sculcoates Lane

ARP personnel and rescue workers did through the rubble of Sculcoates Lane, Hull looking for survivors following the raid on the city 7th - 8th May 1941

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Giant vacuum cleaner seen here during the clean up following the Luftwaffe raid on Hull

Giant vacuum cleaner seen here during the clean up following the Luftwaffe raid on Hull 24th June 1943

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: A unexploded parachute mine outside 10 Ellerby Grove, East Hull being visually inspected

A unexploded parachute mine outside 10 Ellerby Grove, East Hull being visually inspected before being defused. 23rd February 1941

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: House in Park Hill Road, Torquay partly destroyed by a bomb during an air raid

House in Park Hill Road, Torquay partly destroyed by a bomb during an air raid. 29th May 1944

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Bristol Bridge in 1940, bomb damage in Victoria Street next to George

Bristol Bridge in 1940, bomb damage in Victoria Street next to Georges Brewery Bristol Blitz Between 24 November 1940 and 11 April 1941 there were six major bombing raids on Bristol

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Bristol Blitz War time pictures of destruction visited on the city by German bombers

Bristol Blitz War time pictures of destruction visited on the city by German bombers. 12th April 1941 Between 24 November 1940 and 11 April 1941 there were six major bombing raids on Bristol

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Remains of the Tivoli cinema in Weston Super Mare after the air raid of the 28th June

Remains of the Tivoli cinema in Weston Super Mare after the air raid of the 28th June 1942

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Easton Road, Bristol the morning after a large air raid on the city

Easton Road, Bristol the morning after a large air raid on the city. The bus in the foreground was from the Lawrence Hill depot and was destroyed by a bomb. Victor T

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Perhaps the most enduring image of Teesside during the Second World War is the bombing of

Perhaps the most enduring image of Teesside during the Second World War is the bombing of Middlesbrough railway station. It was on August 3 1942 that a lone Luftwaffe Dornier Do 217 evaded British

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Damage to a Battersea street following a daylight raid on London

Damage to a Battersea street following a daylight raid on London. February 16th 1941

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: ARP wardens and members of a search and rescue party, search for survivors after a house

ARP wardens and members of a search and rescue party, search for survivors after a house in St Leonard StreetShoreditch received a direct hit from a high explosive bomb during the raid of the night

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Statue of the Apostle St. Bartholomew on the roof of the Northern facade of St Paul

Statue of the Apostle St. Bartholomew on the roof of the Northern facade of St Pauls Cathedral silhouetted against the fires that raged around the cathedral

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Fires in Ave Maria Lane, London, started by high explosive

Fires in Ave Maria Lane, London, started by high explosive and incendiary bombs dropped by the Luftwaffe on the night of 29th December 1940

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: A turntable ladder of the London Fire Brigade tackles fires on Aldersgate Street

A turntable ladder of the London Fire Brigade tackles fires on Aldersgate Street, Farringdon as nine thousand incendiary and high explosive bombs fall on the city of London during a Luftwaffe air

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Auxiliary fire engines and pumps outside St Pauls Cathedral, Ludgate Hill, London

Auxiliary fire engines and pumps outside St Pauls Cathedral, Ludgate Hill, London, as the fire brigade fight the fires started by over 9

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: Firemen tackling fires in the streets close to St Paul

Firemen tackling fires in the streets close to St Pauls Cathedral as over nine thousand incendiary and high explosive bombs fall on the city of London during a Luftwaffe air raid 29th December 1940

Background imageAir Raid Damage Collection: The City of London ablaze seen from the roof of the Northern facade of St Paul

The City of London ablaze seen from the roof of the Northern facade of St Pauls Cathedral, after an estimated nine thousands incendiary bombs were dropped by the Luftwaffe on the city of London



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