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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.|
|Date: 8 September 1940|
|Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.|