John's photograph 1940
This photograph is fom John's collection.
The image is taken looking
south east over Coulsdon.
St Andrews church is in
the foreground.

The smoke and fire you
can see are thought to
have been the result of an
air raid on Kenley
Aerodrome.

In Croydon
5000 people were killed or injured
and 60,000 houses were damaged
during air raids in World War Two.
   
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