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2 March 2011

Friday 21st February 1941: bombs & bedstead

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Warning 1.20 a.m. Some machines over London. One had a look at Raynes Park and got a salvo of shells & went back. Distant all clear at 2.30 a.m. but immediately another bomber was heard going back. All clear at 3.15 a.m. Further bombing, machines and gunfire at 4.15 distant all clear at 4.50 a.m.  Further warning at 5.35 a.m. Several machines & searchlights, distant bombs. All clear at 6.15 a.m. Sharp frost, bright day. Two German planes attacked without warning 10.30 to 11.26 a.m. some gunfire. Re-made head end of Mrs Child's bedstead. 11.45 p.m. distant gunfire. 11.50 machine approached. 11.55 warning. All clear at 12.42 a.m. on 22 Sat.
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2 comments:

  1. does anyone know of the v1 incident at the bushy rd end of chestnut road,the houses end around no 70 with post war flats built on the site. many thanks trevor

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  2. Hi Anonymous - if you have an approx date I can browse the physical diaries to see if Fred mentions anything. - Tony
    (I'll post or mail this comment elsewhere too in case you miss it here.)

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