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SARAH COVENTRY Gold Tone Filigree and Faux Pearl Clip by KatsCache

SARAH COVENTRY Gold Tone Filigree and Faux Pearl Clip by KatsCache

Ruins of Coventry cathedral after the Blitz

Illustrated history of the Blitz

Coventry Blitz - The ruins of the old Coventry Cathedral, the most visible reminder of the Blitz

Coventry Blitz - The ruins of the old Coventry Cathedral, the most visible reminder of the Blitz

Churchill walking through the ruins of Coventry Cathedrial after the Coventry Blitz 1940-41

Churchill walking through the ruins of Coventry Cathedrial after the Coventry Blitz 1940-41

Coventry Cathedral in ruins after the raid of 14 November 1940

Coventry Cathedral in ruins after the raid of 14 November 1940

The city centre following the 14 November air raid-An estimated 568 people were killed in the raid (the exact figure was never precisely confirmed), with another 863 badly injured and 393 sustaining lesser injuries. Given the intensity of the raid, casualties were limited by the fact that a large number of Coventrians "trekked" out of the city at night to sleep in nearby towns or villages following the earlier air raids. Also people who took to air raid shelters suffered very little death

The city centre following the 14 November air raid-An estimated 568 people were killed in the raid (the exact figure was never precisely confirmed), with another 863 badly injured and 393 sustaining lesser injuries. Given the intensity of the raid, casualties were limited by the fact that a large number of Coventrians "trekked" out of the city at night to sleep in nearby towns or villages following the earlier air raids. Also people who took to air raid shelters suffered very little death

The Coventry Blitz: 'Hysteria, terror and neurosis' - BBC News

The Coventry Blitz: 'Hysteria, terror and neurosis'

The Coventry Blitz: 'Hysteria, terror and neurosis' - BBC News

Despite being in near ruins thanks to nightly visits from the Luftwaffe, a rare services, like this one here, were still held in the shell of the Coventry Cathedral after its gutting by fire during the Blitz, 1941

Despite being in near ruins thanks to nightly visits from the Luftwaffe, a rare services, like this one here, were still held in the shell of the Coventry Cathedral after its gutting by fire during the Blitz, 1941

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