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Offline kyn

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Re: Dockyard Air Raid
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2010, 14:24:25 »
It happened on the 19th Aug 1940. four days after the German Aerial Photographs were taken.  Not found anything apart from this yet :(

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Dockyard Air Raid
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2010, 09:11:35 »
As the Dockyard Trust approaches the completion of the Smithery restoration it is worth noting that at the north end of the Smithery is something that is extremly rare these days ~ original WW2 bomb damage, largely unrestored and looking much like it did when the debris was originally cleared away. It is thought that several dockyard workers were killed and injured in the raid that caused the damage and I am now trying to piece together the story of that incident. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

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