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First V2 rocket attack First V2 rocket attack

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Monument: First V2 rocket attack

Erection date: /9/2004

Inscription

{Panel on top of the plinth:}
The first V2 rocket on London fell here 8 September 1944 killing three.

{Front panel of plinth, above and below the emblem of the Battlefields Trust:}
In memory of all V-2 attack victims
Brentford & Chiswick Local History Society

An adjacent information panel gives extensive information about the attack and the victims.

Site: First V2 rocket attack (1 memorial)

W4, Staveley Road

A London Inheritance has a great post about V2s generally and this attack in particular.

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First V2 rocket attack

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Battlefields Trust

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