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Columbia Market attack

Columbia Market attack

Event  From 7/9/1940  To 7/9/1940

Categories: War Memorial WW2, Tragedy

On the first day of the Blitz it seems that a 50kg bomb fell through a ventilation shaft and exploded in the basement of the market which had been designated an air-raid shelter for the local people.  The number of people killed varies depending on source but the memorial lists 45 names.

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Columbia Market attack

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Columbia Market air raid shelter memorial

In memory of those who lost their lives when a bomb penetrated the Columbia M...

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