Aerial view from the south showing the damage resulting from a German V2 rocket missile which exploded at the junction of Wanstead Park Road and Endsleigh Gardens in Cranbrook, Ilford, Essex, England on 8 March 1945. As a result of the incident, nine people were killed, fifteen seriously injured and nineteen slightly injured. 8 houses were destroyed, 16 had to be demolished, 33 were rendered uninhabitable and 116 were very seriously damaged. In the photograph, clearance work is underway on the site. At top left can be seen demolished houses on Belgrave Road, the result of another hit by a V2 on 21 February.
The damage caused by a German V-2 rocket which exploded at the junction of Wanstead Park Road and Endsleigh Gardens in Cranbrook, Ilford, on 8 March 1945.