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Air raid on the Surrey Docks in 1940.Air raid on the Surrey Docks in 1940.
Air raid on the Surrey Docks in 1940.

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Repro ID: H0194
Title: Air raid on the Surrey Docks in 1940.
Description: During the Second World War the Surrey Docks suffered the most extensive bomb damage of any dock system in Britain. After the first night of bombing on 7 September 1940, the timber ponds were ablaze for a whole week. A third of the warehouses and transit sheds were destroyed in the inferno.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1940
Credit line: Southwark Library collection.

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