Norwich under fire

1. Seventy years ago this week Norwich was targeted by Hitler’s dreaded 

2. During two nights of intense bombing at the end of April 1942

3. Norwich: A Shattered City, a new book by Steve Snelling, documents

4. Ironically, though there was heavy loss of life with over 200 deaths

5. Men, women and children were killed in the Norwich blitz

6. Steve Snelling’s comprehensive account of the raids and aftermath

7. The bombings shook the city but made the people emerge

8. The Wincarnis works in Westwick Street ablaze

9. The Wincarnis works in Westwick Street ablaze

10. Small-scale raids resumed in the autumn.

11. Fire-fighting in the city

Fire-fighting in the city

12. A high explosive bomb fails to detonate in a Norwich vegetable

A high explosive bomb fails to detonate in a Norwich vegetable patch

13. Digging for protection in Chapelfield Gardens. One of the trench

Digging for protection in Chapelfield Gardens. One of the trench shelters takes shape

14. A young Judy Swain displays the latest air raid fashion

A young Judy Swain displays the latest air raid fashion

15. Auxiliary Fire Service teams line up with their converted saloon

Auxiliary Fire Service teams line up with their converted saloon cars outside Norwich fire station

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Norwich under fire

1. Seventy years ago this week Norwich was targeted by Hitler’s dreaded 

2. During two nights of intense bombing at the end of April 1942

3. Norwich: A Shattered City, a new book by Steve Snelling, documents

4. Ironically, though there was heavy loss of life with over 200 deaths

5. Men, women and children were killed in the Norwich blitz

6. Steve Snelling’s comprehensive account of the raids and aftermath

7. The bombings shook the city but made the people emerge

8. The Wincarnis works in Westwick Street ablaze

9. The Wincarnis works in Westwick Street ablaze

10. Small-scale raids resumed in the autumn.

11. Fire-fighting in the city

Fire-fighting in the city

12. A high explosive bomb fails to detonate in a Norwich vegetable

A high explosive bomb fails to detonate in a Norwich vegetable patch

13. Digging for protection in Chapelfield Gardens. One of the trench

Digging for protection in Chapelfield Gardens. One of the trench shelters takes shape

14. A young Judy Swain displays the latest air raid fashion

A young Judy Swain displays the latest air raid fashion

15. Auxiliary Fire Service teams line up with their converted saloon

Auxiliary Fire Service teams line up with their converted saloon cars outside Norwich fire station

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