You asked: How long was London bombed in ww2?

Where did all the rubble from ww2 go?

The vast bulk of London’s rubble was dumped in East London’s Lea Valley, where the River Lea flows down to join the Thames. So much detritus was deposited in Hackney and Leyton Marshes that the Museum of London estimates it raised the ground by up to 10 feet in numerous places.

Did Britain bomb Germany first?

The first real bombing raid on Berlin would not occur until August 25, 1940, during the Battle of Britain. Hitler had placed London off-limits for bombing, and the Luftwaffe was concentrating on defeating the Royal Air Force in preparation for a cross-Channel invasion.

How long did the Battle of Britain last?

On July 10, 1940, the Germans begin the first in a long series of bombing raids against Great Britain, as the Battle of Britain, which will last three and a half months, begins.

Was Coventry bombed in ww2?

The air raid on Coventry on the night of 14 November 1940 was the single most concentrated attack on a British city in the Second World War. … The smell and heat of the burning city reached into the cockpits of the German bombers, 6,000 feet above.

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