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Damaged buildings at the East India Docks, Blackwall.

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.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 18 February 1945
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.
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