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Docklands and the Blitz, The Blitz: Why did it start?

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The Blitz viewed from the National Maritime Museum.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: D9469_75
Description: The Royal Naval College stands silhouetted against the glowing sky, lit up by the myriad fires caused by the bombing of docks. This remarkable photograph was taken from the grounds of the National Maritime Museum on 15 October 1940 at the height of the Blitz.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 15 October 1940
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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