Bomb damage on Thornes Road, Wakefield, March 1941



Bomb damage on Thornes Road, Wakefield, March 1941

Image reference: xl02543

Description: A black and white photograph showing the devastation of a bomb attack on Thornes Road in Wakefield between the 14th and 15th March 1941. Two heavy calibre high explosive bombs were dropped killing six people. The age range of the dead was between 2 and 80 years. Internal Reference: WR 3 oversize

Keywords: War, Bomb damage, Collapse, House, Brick, Wood, Roof, Slate, Field, Tree

Place name(s): WF1, Thornes

Date(s): 1941

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