Unexploded bomb
Early 1940s
This bomb was one of 2,620
which fell on Croydon
during World War Two.

It didn't explode
but was still a danger to local people.
Unexploded bombs, or 'UXB's',
still had to be made safe
by special UXB Teams.

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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