Where history happened: 9 places affected by the Blitz
From September 1940 until May 1941, cities all around Britain were subject to sustained enemy bombing. We visit nine places affected by the attacks
From his vantage point in Normandy, Nazi Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring pointed his binoculars in the direction of the English coast. It was 7 September 1940, a fateful day in the history of the Second World War. Overhead close to 1,000 German bomber and fighter aircraft headed towards the English capital where they would shortly wreak devastation on the streets below.