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The Blitz - where the bombs dropped

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The Blitz - where the bombs dropped

A map of where bombs were dropped on London during the Blitz: http://bombsight.org
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Error 404 = not found
blank page Embarrassed
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Just been playing with map = you beat me to post  Wink
Looking at where we lived in Greenford ( West London) and how close they got to me.
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Worked ok for me Smiley
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I'm getting a 404 too
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I used to sleep in one of these
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/2WWmorrisonshelter.htm
Or were my parents trying to tell me something  Crazy
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Amazing what you can get at Morrisons Shocked
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It didn't display on my Firefox which has ad blocker so I switched to Chrome and it worked fine.
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Working now !  Roll eyes
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The one that nearly got me
http://bombsight.org/#16/51.5350/-0.3553
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The noise of the Zeppelins must have been scary.  Wink
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Why did I just know that this thread would balloon out of hand  Wink
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From the BBC article about this:
[quote=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-20637222]The website appeared to be experiencing problems due to high volumes of traffic earlier.
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I Know it's about the London Blitz but it would be interesting to see where bombs were dropped in the rest of the country, I Suspect Coventry could match London.
As a side issue some countries could get a map up of another country and hit any part of it from miles away just using a computer, just imagine if someone like Hitler had access to todays technology or perhaps it's better not to imagine !
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Where London also got hit was with V1s and later V2s.
I remember hearing V1s coming over - we called them Doodlebugs. If the engine cut out after it had passed you were safe.
Used to watch ack ack batteries trying to hit them in mid air.
We had proper war games when I was a  kid  Smiley