Thursday, January 24, 2013

The astonishing interactive map that shows EVERY German bomb dropped on London during WW2 Blitz

If you've ever wondered how close London’s landmarks came to being blown up in the Blitz, a new interactive map has the answer.
The Bomb Sight project allows people to zoom in on a map of the capital to see the damage inflicted during the heaviest period of bombing by German planes.
It was created by a collaboration between Dr Catherine Jones of the University of Portsmouth and the The National Archives, and funded by the charity JISC.

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