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Looking towards Tower Bridge and the fires in the docks.
|Looking towards Tower Bridge and the fires in the docks.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H2844|
|Description: The first heavy bombing of the docks came on the night of September 7, 1940. The huge pall of smoke billowing from the warehouses and docks could be seen for miles. Fires raged right up to Tower Bridge, where the St Katharine Docks were engulfed in flames.|
|Date: 7 Sep 1940|
|Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.|