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Feb 21, 1941

(19:50:00)
Luftwaffe bombs Swansea for 5 hours starting at 7:50 PM. In 3 nights, 70 German bombers have dropped 35,000 incendiary canisters and 800 high explosive bombs, destroying much of the city center and killing 230 (409 wounded). The docks are almost unscathed, despite being the main target.

Theater:  European Theater

ItemType:  Event

Source:  WWII 70th Anniversary


Date Added: 2011-02-21



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