Norwich at war

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Men of the Royal Norfolks, Division, clearing enemy resistance in Kervenheim, Germany, 3 March The man at the rear is L/Cpl Gould. This photo was staged and is one of a series held by the Imperial War Museum. Ww2 Pictures, Cool Pictures, Ww2 Photos, Photographs, History Online, Military Diorama, British Army, Us Army, World War Two

Wounded, He Sacrificed Himself to Clear the way for his Platoon – James Stokes, VC

Private James Stokes' thirtieth birthday was February 6th, 1945. On the 1st of March, less than one month later, he came to the end of his life. James

Bombed out, department store Curls, The Bell Hotel & The Castle are in this photo Norwich England, Norwich Norfolk, Uk History, Department Store, Pretty Pictures, Vintage Photos, Paris Skyline, United Kingdom, Curls
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Bombed out, department store Curls, The Bell Hotel & The Castle are in this photo 44-45

Bombed out, department store Curls, The Bell Hotel & The Castle are in this photo Norwich England, Norwich Norfolk, Uk History, Department Store, Pretty Pictures, Vintage Photos, Paris Skyline, United Kingdom, Curls
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Bombed out, department store Curls, The Bell Hotel & The Castle are in this photo 44-45

Orford place bombed out 1948 - it looks a bit different now! Norwich England, Norwich Norfolk, Paris Skyline, New York Skyline, Uk Photos, Envy, British, Shoe, War
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Orford place bombed out 1948

Norwich during Looking up Guildhall Hill, Guildhall to the right but all other buildings are now gone Norwich England, Norwich Norfolk, Norfolk England, Uk Photos, World War One, Holiday Travel, Wonderful Places, Vintage Photos, Cool Pictures
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Opening date confirmed for new lounge and bar

A new “family friendly” cafe-bar will create 25 new jobs when it opens its doors in Huntingdon in September.

Norwich blitz - 1939-1945 Norwich Norfolk, Norfolk England, The Blitz, City Scapes, Uk Photos, My Kind Of Town, Vintage Interiors, Swansea, Exeter
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Norwich blitz - 1939-1945

Baedeker raids, Norwich, UK (1942)

Baedeker raids, Norwich, UK (1942)

The British Gas Light Company. Corner of Dereham Road and Heigham Street after the first of the Baedeker Raids of Norfolk England, England Uk, Norwich Norfolk, Gas Lights, Lighting Companies, The Blitz, Uk Photos, History Photos, Portsmouth
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Blitz in Colour: The British Gas Light Company, Dereham Road | Invisible Works

Post-April 27th 1942, this was the scene at the corner of Heigham Road and Dereham Road in Norwich during some kind of clear up work, probably to do with the gas supply. The whole crossroads here was

Men going off to war from Norwich station in Norfolk circa Norwich Norfolk, Uk Photos, Lest We Forget, World War One, Sadness, Wonderful Places, Wwii, Trains, Past

Men going off to war from Norwich station in Norfolk circa 1915.

Royal Lancers at Moy de l'Aisne in August 1914 shortly after their famous (and last) charge with the lance, against the Prussian Guard Dragoons: the centenary has just been celebrated there.

Cavalry Barracks Norwich Norfolk, Uk Photos, Paris Skyline, Past, Cool Pictures, England, History, City, Travel
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Cavalry Barracks

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Norfolk Libraries - Result

Wellington Lane Norwich before & after. Norwich Norfolk, Norfolk England, Uk Photos, Cool Pictures, Nostalgia, War, History, City, Places
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Wellington Lane Norwich before & after.

Once the largest city in England after London, Norwich is steeped in history and boasts a magnificent Norman castle, a splendid cathedral and many museums. Norman Castle, Norwich Norfolk, Air Raid, Old Photos, Mount Rushmore, Past, Cathedral, England, London
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Historic Norwich

Once the largest city in England after London, Norwich is steeped in history and boasts a magnificent Norman castle, a splendid cathedral and many museums.

Aftermath: A row of bomb-battered houses in The Avenues shows the damage done by the bombing raids-Norwich Cathedral City, Uk Photos, Luftwaffe, World War I, Norfolk, Great Britain, Wwii, United States, Europe

The nights that Norwich burned: Dramatic images that reveal how the cathedral city suffered at the hands of Hitler's Luftwaffe

During two nights of intense bombing at the end of April 1942, the cathedral city suffered its worst ordeal of the war as Hitler targeted it.

Firewatchers at Orford place Norwich Norfolk, Uk Photos, Past, History, City, Places, Past Tense, Historia, Cities
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Firewatchers at Orford place