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Artist or CreatorIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-1979
Title or CaptionLeave it to us. We'll get him!
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date10 Sep 1940
Embedded text or transcriptLeave it to us. We'll get him!
Bomber Command
East London
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
NotesNews: September 7. In the late afternoon the drone of aircraft grew louder over the East End of London. Over 300 German bombers, escorted by double that number of fighters, were coming up the Thames. They bombed Woolwich Arsenal, a power station, a gas works, the docks and the City. September 9. 400 deaths are reported in London in renewed Luftwaffe bombing. The RAF carried out a three-hour raid on the city of Hamburg.
SubjectsWorld War II 1939-1945
Bomber Command
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
Location of artworkNational Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
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