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Old Southwark in the Blitz

Then and Now

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During the Second World War, London and its citizens were, at times, under daily and nightly attack from the Luftwaffe. For the most part Londoners calmly carried on with their daily lives despite the threat of their homes being destroyed and the real possibility of being killed, injured, or trapped under the rubble of one's own home or workplace.

Through images and stories from the dark days of 1939 to 1945, Second World War researcher and author, Neil Bright will take you on a virtual guided tour of Old Southwark in the Blitz. Looking at incidents and evidence of bombing raids in the borough supported by personal accounts and stories of bravery.

  • 6.30pm-7.30pm
  • FREE

John Harvard Library
211 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1JA
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This event is in the past. This is an archive page for reference.
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