From the archives: The Blitz, 1940-41

Archives Blitz St Pauls 2

The Builder reports as London is assaulted by nightly German bombing raids

Britain was in dire straights during the autumn of 1940. After the fall of France to Nazi forces, but before Russia and the United States had formally entered the war against Germany, it was the only major power still standing against Hitler.

Following the Battle of Britain, which raged above southern England during the summer, the German leader switched tactics and turned to indiscriminate bombing of London in an effort to break morale. 

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