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Bomb Damage at Lower Thames Street: 1940

Arthur Cross

Bomb Damage at Lower Thames Street: 1940
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 30cm

Full image caption

Bomb Damage at Lower Thames Street. These two men are from the Auxiliary Military Pioneer Corps. Police Constables Arthur Cross and Fred Tibbs photographed them as they worked to remove this dangerous structure. The previous night, 29 December 1940, the City of London was struck by one of the heaviest raids of the Blitz. It became known as 'Red Sunday'. Areas around the City were left in ruins.

Image Details

1940 AD - 1940 AD
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© Museum of London/By Kind Permission of The Commissioner of the City of London Police

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