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  1. AlanJM says

    00:00 - 00:45 This is Oscar Street Deptford on Wednesday, 20 January, 1943 after a FW190 dropped a bomb killing eleven, including 42 year-old Frances Peckham and her four daughters, Hilda (3), Barbara (5) Jean (11) and Audrey (13), 60 year-old Phoebe Lennox and her friend Martha Tipping (70) at No.5, Patricia Casey the 10-moth-old daughter of Leonard and C Casey No.8, Marion Collins, aged four, at No.8-10. Widows, Ruth Wren (69) was killed at No.7, 59 year-old Ellen Speer died at No 9. Bombs were also dropped in Deptford’s Oareborough Road[1], killing nine, and Etta Street, killing two more. 00:46 - end: In the same raid a German FW190 dropped a 500 kg (1,100 lb) bomb on Sandhusrt Road School (Minard Road, Catford, SE6) the school at 12.30 pm, killing 32 children and six staff and injuring another 60 people. Many were buried for hours under the rubble, and six more children died in hospital. Another plane is alleged to have also strafed the playground and local streets. In Evelyn Street,…

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