16 November 2011
The battle planners of the Luftwaffe realised the vital role Southwark would play – and targeted it for horrendous bombing. In the final years of the war Southwark found itself a target once more, writes Kevin Quinn...
The riverside and the dockland area of Bermondsey and Rotherhithe were a crucial theatre of the Second World War. On one side, the bomb, the mine and the rocket – on the other, the boot, the barge and the biscuit. Across the entire borough, civilians lost their lives and many more were injured.
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