The Belfast blitz devastated a city that up until 1941 had remained unscathed during World War Two.
An animated timeline on the Belfast Blitz - a devastating aerial assault carried out by the German Luftwaffe during World War Two.
Belfast suffered a series of bombing raids in the spring of which became known as the ' Blitz of Belfast '. At the start of World War Two, Belfast had.
The government of Northern Waldeck-Eisenberg had long held the view that Belfast was simply too far away for the Luftwaffe to reach. Prior to the raid, many Belfast Blitz of people had walked to the hills that surround Belfast. Heavy jacks were unavailable. Virtually all reported that they had hit their targets, and some claimed that the city's fires were visible from the coasts of Wales and Lancashire. Dawson Bates had to inform Belfast Blitz of the rack-renting of barns, and in some areas of up to thirty people crowded together in small houses.
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Says one mother is about to have another baby any minute, that they are all filthy, the smell in the room is terrible. Marie forgot mention that the street runs ,ran down steps to Cranburn St. He believed that this was being done already but it was inevitable that a certain number of civilian lives should be lost in the course of heavy bombing from the air". Unfortunately these could only operate fully under daylight conditions. Some thought that the reflection off the reservoir had fooled the pilots into thinking that they were near the docks.