Bomb damage on Norton Street, Belle Vue, 28th August 1940



Bomb damage on Norton Street, Belle Vue, 28th August 1940

Image reference: xl01778

Description: A slide of a black and white photograph showing bomb damage in Belle Vue. Council houses in Norton Street were demolished by one bomb dropped in the early hours of Wednesday 28th August 1940. The highly explosive bomb, dropped by the Luftwaffe (the German airforce), caused considerable damage and injured ten people. Bombs were also dropped in Thornes and Ossett during World War II. Internal Reference: WR Box WA number 60

Keywords: House, People, War, Bomb damage

Place name(s): WF1, Belle Vue

Date(s): 1940/08/25

Date added to archive: 20/03/2003

Original rights: Unknown

Permission rights: Wakefield Local Studies Library

Digital rights: WMDC Libraries and Information Services

Digital publisher: WMDC, Education and Cultural Services, Libraries and Information Services