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Map showing how badly Southampton was bombed during the blitz. 712 bombs over 2 nights. DEFINITELY explains why Southampton doesn't look very historic.

Blitz Map interactive OS Map of the Blitz and it's impact on Southampton

Houndwell Park and Polymond Tower, Southampton, 1928

Houndwell Park and Polymond Tower, Southampton, 1928

Soldiers clearing up after raids in the city in 1940. During the war, Southampton was hit by more than 2,300 bombs and 30,000 incendiaries

Map shows extent of Blitz bombing of Southampton in just two nights

Soldiers clearing up after raids in the city in During the war, Southampton was hit by more than bombs and incendiaries

A " To London" sign being removed from a signpost in a Surrey village to ensure that no help is given to any possible invader in WW2.

A 'To London' sign being removed from a signpost in a Surrey village to ensure that no help is given to any possible invader in WW I always joked that they never put the road signs back.

The image shows where hundreds of tonnes of bombs were dropped in the heavily-targeted port city at the peak of the attacks on November 30 and December 1, 1940.

Map shows extent of Blitz bombing of Southampton in just two nights

The image shows where hundreds of tonnes of bombs were dropped in the heavily-targeted port city at the peak of the attacks on November 30 and December

Post War Southampton Old Station

Post War Southampton Old Station

The Bedford Place Map - a lovely site dedicated to the memories, facts, people and images of one street in Southampton, England.

Very rare original glossy silver gelatin print of Southampton Central Station downside / south-side entrance. A beautiful example of Streamline Moderne architecture, Southampton´s Central was built in 1935 and was designed by James Robb Scott, chief architect to the Southern Railway at that time. In early 40`s this downside part was destroyed under Luftwaffe´s Blitz.

Southern Railway Southampton Central STAMPED Press Photo WWII Historic Art Deco

Southern Railway Southampton Central STAMPED Press Photo Historic Art Deco in Collectables, Photographic Images, Contemporary

High Street, #Southampton, 1908. Following the Norman Conquest in 1066, Southampton became the major port of transit between the then capital of England, Winchester, and Normandy. Southampton Castle was built in the 12th century and by the 13th century Southampton had become a leading port, particularly involved in the import of French wine[19] in exchange for English cloth and wool. #history #photography #hampshire

Old Southampton Photos and History Books – Historic Newspapers

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