The bombing of British cities

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  • The bombing of British cities.
    • September 1940 - Hitler bombed Britain into submission.
      • The Blitz.
    • 2nd September - 2nd November - London bombed every night.
      • over 15,000 people killed
      • 250,000 people made homeless.
    • Coventry
      • 14th November 1940.
      • Over 300,000 incendiary bombs set off.
      • factories in Coventry were back in full production within days.
    • Liverpool
      • 3rd May 1941.
      • 600 bombers.
      • Direct hit on the docks.
    • Belfast
      • devastated by 4 German bombings.
      • April and May 1941
      • 1,000 people were killed.
      • 1,500 people made homeless.
      • 150,000 people left without homes.
    • Glasgow & Clyde
      • Shipyards were hit hard in the spring of 1941.
      • 13-14 March 'Clydebank Blitz'
      • 528 people killed.
      • 35,000 left homeless.
    • Swansea
      • 27th June 1940, 3.30am
      • 19,20 and 21st of February 1941
        • '3 night Blitz'
          • 1,273 high explosives and 56,000 incendiary bombs
      • 230 deaths.
      • Between 1940-43 Swansea was bombed 44 times.

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