7 August 2014

7th August 1944: screeching bomb

7 Mon. Bank Holiday. Cool, dull morning, but rather warm, fine sunny afternoon and evening. From 7.25 to 7.40 a.m. one down in S, one very distant S. From 10.55 to 11.10 a.m. one down beside the railway this side of Malden Station; it glided over here with a screeching sound. Short cycle ride along Morden Rd. in evening. Short cycle ride in evening and to dear Mother’s grave. Warning at 11.10 p.m. one very distant in S, one near in SE: buildings could be heard tumbling down: one distant in S; one S: all clear at 6.30 a.m. on 8 Tues.

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