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Feb 19, 2014

Swansea blitz victims remembered

Today is the anniversary of the start of the three-night blitz of Swansea in 1941. HistoryPoints has researched details of the people, almost 400 in total, who ...

Category: General
Posted by: Rhodri

died in the city as a result of air raids, mainly over those three nights. You can read the information on your mobile by scanning the QR codes on the plinth of the Air Defence Monument, or by clicking here. Our research was based on the local register of civilian deaths, which includes seven Royal Engineers who were killed when trying to defuse a bomb. Also listed are babies, children and many adults who were killed in or near their homes.