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Surrey Docks fire - first bomb of the Blitz Surrey Commercial Docks

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Alan Patient of www.plaquesof london.co.uk

Plaque: Surrey Docks fire - first bomb of the Blitz

Inscription

Surrey Docks fire. On September 7th 1940 the docks were set on fire in the first raid of the Blitz.
London Borough of Southwark
Voted by the People

Site: Surrey Commercial Docks (2 memorials)

SE16, Surrey Quays Road, Dock Offices

EU Today writes: "The first bomb of the London blitz landed on the Dockyard Offices on the periphery of what is now the car park for Surrey Quays shopping centre at Canada Water. This was then known as Surrey Docks..."

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Surrey Docks fire - first bomb of the Blitz

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The Blitz

During WW2 Britain came under heavy bombing from Germany for 8 months, 1940-1...

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Surrey Docks fire

The docks were set on fire in the first raid of the Blitz. Our picture source...

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World War 2

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Surrey Docks

The south bank of the Thames used to be in Surrey, now in Southwark. The firs...

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Surrey Docks fire - first bomb of the Blitz

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Southwark Council

The London Borough of Southwark was created as an amalgamation of the Metropo...

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Surrey Docks fire - first bomb of the Blitz

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Surrey Docks Manager's Office

{Beneath the London Docklands Development Corporation logo:} Dockmanager's Of...

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