Events for Thursday 29th December 2011
On This Day in History
Worst air raid on London29th December 1940
On the evening of 29th December 1940, London suffers its most devastating air raid when German planes firebomb the city. Hundreds of fires caused by the exploding bombs engulfed areas of London, but fire fighters showed a valiant indifference to the bombs falling around them and saved much of the city from destruction.
Further ReadingWalking The London Blitz
(Paperback - 160 pages)
by Clive Harris
This is a fascinating and highly informative guidebook to the Capital which will be invaluable to those who wish to understand what Londoners went through during the Second World War. By means of five easily manageable walks, the reader is transported back to those dark days of devastating destruction. Using… Read more...Only £12.99 at Pen & Sword Books.