Bomb damage at New Union Street: 1940
© Museum of London/By Kind Permission of The Commissioner of the City of London Police
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Bomb damage at New Union Street viewed from Moorfields. This building on New Union Street, seen here from Moorfields, was struck by bombs during one of the heaviest night raids of the Blitz. The night of 29 December 1940 became known as 'Red Sunday'. Police Constables Arthur Cross and Fred Tibbs photographed this scene, recording the damage to the City. Men from The Auxiliary Fire Service are hosing the smouldering bombsite.
1940 AD - 1940 AD