Whitehouse Cottages

  • Description

    7th November 1941, Whitehouse Cottages. One High Explosive bomb direct hit, this bomb burst on impact and caused no crater but blast damage was extensive. 5 cottages were demolished, 38 seriously damaged and 233 slightly damaged. 2 people were killed, 5 seriously injured and 11 slightly injured. There were 3 unexploded bombs of a similar type in the immediate vicinity each only a few yards from the dock railway.
  • Owner

    Sunderland Public Libraries
  • Source

    Sunderland Public Libraries (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/33844814@N06/3150914830/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 5 years ago
    Viewed: 600 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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