WW II - Battle over Britain

Portsmouth and the Blitz

July 1940 - July 1944


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Blitz of Portsmouth. (1991c). Blitz of Portsmouth - Putting on a brave face [Special issue]. The News, (4).

Blanchard, V (ed.). (n.d.). City of Portsmouth - Records of the Corporation 1936-45. Portsmouth: City of Portsmouth Corporation.

Clarke, N. (1995). Adolf Hitler's holiday snaps. Lyme Regis: Nigel J. Clarke Publications.

E.C.B. (1945, January 12). Night of Terror in 1941 Jan. 10 Fire Blitz. The Hampshire Telegraph and Post, p. 5.

Easthope, W (Ed.). (n.d.). Smitten City The Story of Portsmouth in the air raids 1940 - 1944. Portsmouth: Evening News.

Jenkins, P. (1986). Battle over Portsmouth A city at war in 1940. Midhurst: Middleton Press.

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Data, Images and Material used

All data, images and material used is referenced either in the above bibliography, or in the case of maps on each sheet.
The GIS Data for the Confirmed Target Areas is devised from aerial photography printed in Clarke, 1995. The bomb fall data was kindly provided by my department and all other data is subject to own research.
The graphics used in the header are my own work. The flags in the background have been taken from the wikimedia database.

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