Merton: German Bomb

Merton: German Bomb

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Date Photo Taken 1st January 0001
Partial / Incomplete Date c.1940
Area Merton
Picture Reference MerMor_​28_​20-3
Original Format Photo
Notes / History The nights were comparatively quiet after 8 December, except for the German 'Satan' 1,500kg bomb that failed to explode when dropped near Camp Road, Wimbledon Common on 9 December 1940 ('Wimbledon, Merton and Morden at War 1939-1945' by Ruth Mansergh).

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