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V1 flying bomb attack on Dartford

V1 flying bomb attack on Dartford

The V1 flying bomb,(also known as a doodlebug), fell in Carrington Road, killing 10 people and injuring 107. It destroyed 20 homes and caused damage to a further 700 in the surrounding area. Our pi...

Event, Tragedy

1 memorial

Nunhead Lane V1 rocket

Nunhead Lane V1 rocket

WWII attack on a factory which killed 24 people. The memorial gives details of the event. Our picture is a contemporary drawing of the aftermath of the disaster.

Event, Tragedy

1 memorial

Last V2 rocket in Kingston upon Thames

Last V2 rocket in Kingston upon Thames

The rocket landed at 2.35 p.m. Eight people were killed, 117 injured and many houses destroyed or damaged.

Event, Tragedy

1 memorial

Battle of Kohima

Battle of Kohima

The battle was the turning point of the Japanese U Go offensive against British forces in north-east India. It was fought in three stages around the town of Kohima, and has been referred to as the ...

Event, Armed Forces

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