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Damaged buildings at the East India Docks, Blackwall.
|Damaged buildings at the East India Docks, Blackwall.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H2877|
|Description: Although the East India Docks were badly damaged during the Blitz, they played an important role during preparations for D-Day. Sections of the floating 'Mulberry' harbours were built there before being towed to Normandy for the landings. After the war the export dock was filled in.|
|Date: 18 February 1945|
|Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.|