Air raid clean up on Norton Street, Belle Vue, August 1940



Air raid clean up on Norton Street, Belle Vue, August 1940

Image reference: xl02541

Description: A black and white photograph showing Air Raid wardens clearing up on Norton Street, Belle Vue, after an attack by number 3 bombers during the Second World War. The attack took place on Wednesday 28th August 1940. High explosive bombs were dropped in the area injuring 10 people. Items of salvaged furniture can be seen in the foreground. The houses are completely devastated. Internal Reference: WR 1 oversize

Keywords: War, Bomb damage, Collapse, Home guard, People, House, Brick, Wood, Roof slate, Garden

Place name(s): WF1, Belle Vue

Date(s): 1940

Date added to archive: 10/07/2003

Original rights: Wakefield Express Newspaper Group Ltd

Permission rights: Wakefield Express Newspaper Group Ltd

Digital rights: WMDC Libraries and Information Services

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