Wednesday, October 13, 2010

70 Years Ago Today 13/10/40

London: The capital is being blitzed. On this day 70 years ago 154 people are killed when a German bomb hits a shelter in Stoke Newington during a night time raid.

The Blitz is at its height. This week many famous buildings in London would be hit including St Paul's Cathedral and the houses of parliament. In all, 1567 people would be killed this week throughout Britain in bombing raids.

North Sea: Four Tribal class destroyers sink a German convoy of three ships and two escorts.

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