Explore the London Blitz

during 7th and 8th September 1940

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Types of Anti-invasion Site

  • Anti-invasion site Anti-invasion site
  • Several anti-invasion sites (with quantity) Several anti-invasion sites (with quantity)
  • Anti-tank site< Anti-tank site
  • Anti-personnel site Anti-personnel site
  • Anti-plane site Anti-plane site
  • Ancillary site Ancillary site

Types of Bomb

  • Bomb Bomb
  • Several Bombs (with quantity Several Bombs (with quantity)
  • High Explosive Bomb High Explosive Bomb
  • Incendiary (Oil) Bomb Incendiary (Oil) Bomb
  • Parachute Mine Parachute Mine