Docklands and the Blitz
|Hitler's final push: The 'Little Blitz'|
The 'Little Blitz' begins
In June of that year what became known as the 'Little Blitz' began. During the last year of the war Hitler's V1 and V2 rockets presented a new threat to Londoners.
During the 'Little Blitz' 9238 people were killed by rockets and flying bombs. That was almost half the number killed in the 'Great Blitz' of 1940-41.
The Flying Bomb