Plaque

Battle of Cable Street - Dock Street

Inscription

Tower Hamlets Environment Trust
The Battle of Cable Street
The people of East London rallied to Cable Street on the 4th October 1936 and forced back the march of the fascist Oswald Mosley and his Blackshirts through the streets of the East End.
"They shall not pass"

The red colour of this plaque is, we're sure, chosen on purely aesthetic grounds.

Site: Battle of Cable Street - Dock Street (1 memorial)

E1, Dock Street

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Battle of Cable Street

Mosley planned to march thousands of his British Union of Fascists through th...

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Blackshirts

See Oswald Mosley.

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Oswald Mosley

Politician and Fascist leader. Born at 47 Hill Street, Mayfair, into landed g...

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