The Liverpool Blitz of 1941 involved 681 German Luftwäffe bombers. 2315 high explosive bombs and 119 other explosives were dropped on the city. There were 2895 casualties, with many more left homeless.
Liverpool Blitz North John Street My Mum told me how Liverpool was so badly bombed during - a prime target for the German planes.My memories of being a Baby Boomer in the are full of wasteland and bomb craters as a playground
ATS girls and gun crews of 177 Heavy Battery rush to 'take post' at Fort Crosby near Liverpool, England. This training operation formed part of British preparations to repel the threatened German invasion of 1940
1939 A street in London which, with its curbs whitened to assist pedestrians and drivers the Blackout, resembles a patch-work quilt. The boxes being carried by some of the people in this picture are gas mask containers.