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Bomb damage in the East End.
|Bomb damage in the East End.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H2842|
|Description: During the Blitz 3.5 million homes were damaged in London. The greatest destruction was in the East End. By 11 November 1940, 40% of houses in Stepney had been damaged. In the borough of West Ham over 27% of the houses had been destroyed. In the south of the borough, near the docks, the figure was 85% of houses destroyed.|
|Date: December 1940|
|Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.|