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The railway marshalling yard in Silvertown during the Blitz.

The railway marshalling yard in Silvertown during the Blitz.
The railway marshalling yard in Silvertown during the Blitz.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2872
Description: Marshalling yards were a primary target for the German bombers. By damaging London's railway facilities the enemy hoped to paralyse the commercial life of the capital.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 8 September 1940
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.
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