6 July 2014

3rd July 1944: barrage of bombing on London continues

3 Mon. Very mild to rather warm; deluge most of the day. From 12 to 12.55am, 28 machines came during the night alert - two came at once. One very loud report as if it had come down on Wimbledon Common. From 6.20 to 8.5am, five came including one near in S, one near in SE and one further off in S; fire engiunes turned out. From 8.30-9.25am on distant in SW. From 9.40-9.55am on in S. From 10.15-10.45am one in the S. Warning at 11.55am. One in SE, one E and one S, one distant SE one distant SW, one near SW - (Fred lists ten more) -  all clear at 8.30pm.  From 8.47-9.6pm, one distant S. From 9.57-9.52, one S fairly near. Warning from 10.17pm to 6am on 4th. 

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