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Day 45 - Battle of Britain

Posted by Richard Tuesday, August 24, 2010


Explosive and incendiary bombs, it is claimed, are dropped for the first time in the London area. There is some confusion about this, as claims are also made for the previous day. Furthermore, there is some argument about whether the area bombed was technically in London as it fell outside the capital's administrative area.

The fact of a raid, however, was reported in the late city edition of the New York Times and the newspaper is unequivocal about the bombs falling in a residential area.

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