Saturday, 12 September 2015

12/13 September 1940: The London Underground on this day 75 years ago

Sixth day/night of the London Blitz.

At 23:10 on the 12th, a High Explosive bomb landed in the vicinity of West Brompton station on the Metropolitan line, causing a water tower to collapse, temporarily blocking the tracks.[1]

[1] Ministry of Home Security, Key Points Intelligence Directorate: Reports and Papers, Daily Reports - September 1940: Damage Appreciation 12-13/09/40, page 3 [Kew: National Archives, reference HO 201/2]


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