my brother John Neary,Liverpool`s last full time fisherman pictured mending his nets on the"cockle hole" slipway with camell lairds in the background, the yard`s sheds not built yet. Photo by E Chambre Hardman FRPS by courtesy of the National Trust
The Liverpool Blitz of 1941 involved 681 German Luftwäffe bombers. 2315 high explosive bombs and 119 other explosives were dropped on the city. There were 2895 casualties, with many more left homeless.