Corporation Road

  • Description

    11th October 1942, Corporation Road. One 500kg High Explosive bomb landed in the centre of the roadway leaving a crater 36' by 12' deep. The bomb demolished part of a school and five houses, 20 houses were seriously damaged and a large area of residential property affected. Seven people were killed and 21 seriously injured (including a special constable proceeding to duty) 54 people were slightly injured. Gas, electricity and water supplies were affected.3 To see a map of the bombs that fell and read the stories of the poeple of Sunderland please visit <a href=""
  • Owner

    Sunderland Public Libraries
  • Source

    Sunderland Public Libraries (Flickr)
  • License

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

    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 7 years, 1 month ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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