Flying bombs 1944

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Jul 052021
 

We are grateful to our latest contributor Abraham Wilson. Who has shared some of his memories from 1944 here.

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New Contribution

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May 252021
 

We are pleased to have received a new contribution from Steve Rogers containing some of his father’s memories of his near miss at Bawns factory in Blackhorse Lane, Walthamstow on 19 February 1945.

 Posted by at 12:28 pm
Oct 122020
 

You may be interested to know that a memorial plaque is to be unveiled on 5 November 2020 to commemorate the victims and injured of the first V2 rocket to explode in Islington, north London.

Due to distancing and Covid restrictions the ceremony will be online and feature film of the unveiling a few hours earlier. Places to view the unveiling and presentation can be booked at
Eventbrite (search for V2 Rocket or copy and paste link):
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/memorial-plaque-to-the-victims-of-the-v2-rocket-attack-at-archway-nov1944-tickets-124522501153?aff=erelexpmlt

An accompanying blog article \’Hitler\’s Guy Fawkes Day Surprise\’ is also available at:
https://friendsofim.com/2020/10/12/hitlers-guy-fawkes-day-surprise-the-archway-v2-rocket-attack-1944/

Many thanks and kind regards,

Mark Aston
Islington Museum

 Posted by at 2:52 pm
Jan 202020
 

We have now included a filterable list of all the recorded V2 incidents here.

You can quickly filter the list by adding either a place name or perhaps a date (format dd-mm-yyyy) to obtain a list of incidents matching your criteria.

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Visitor Contributions Added

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Jan 012019
 

We are happy to include a new section of articles submitted by visitors to our site. In most cases they are descriptions of individual events described by survivors and or witnesses to the actual event.

To every contributor we send our sincere thanks and eternal gratitude.

 Posted by at 3:53 pm