Bomb Damage at the Corn Exchange: 1941
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Bomb Damage at the Corn Exchange. A high-explosive bomb struck the Corn Exchange in 52 Mark Lane at 2.30am on 16-17 April 1941. This night raid became known as 'The Wednesday' of the Blitz. Lasting over eight hours, it targeted mainly central and south London, and over 1,000 civilians were killed. Later that morning, Police Constables Arthur Cross and Fred Tibbs recorded the damage done to the City.
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