Event    From 28/7/1944  To 28/7/1944

Lewisham V1 rocket attack

Categories: Tragedy

The worst V1 attack on South London. The rocket struck the busy street market at 09.41 on a Friday morning. Numbers reported vary, but about 52 people were killed and 124 very seriously injured. The force of the blast destroyed shops on both sides of the High Street.

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

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Lewisham V1 rocket attack

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Lewisham V1 rocket attack

Plaque unveiled by Heidi Alexander, M.P. for Lewisham East, and Councillor Al...

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Lewisham V1 rocket attack - original

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