Three Nights' Blitz over Swansea (30 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

Over these 3 nights of intensive bombing, Swansea's town centre is almost completely obliterated by the high explosive bombs employed by the Luftwaffe. A total of 397 casualties and 230 deaths are reported.

Citation:
Editors. "Three Nights' Blitz over Swansea". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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