BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, APRIL 1945

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Aerial view from the north-west of the damage resulting from a V2 rocket missile which exploded in Mackenzie Road, Islington, London N7, England on the evening of 26 December 1944. Clearance work is still in progress on the site at which sixty-eight people were killed, eighty-six severely injured and one hundred and eighty-two slightly injured. 20 buildings were completely wrecked, including the 'Prince of Wales' public house where many of the casualties occurred.