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Sheffield Blitz

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Sheffield Blitz: 75 fascinating facts
1 The two air raids that devastated Sheffield were on Thursday, December 12 and Sunday December 15, 1940. Blitzkrieg means Lightning War. 2 The London Blitz started in September 1940 and Hitler's intention was to sap the morale of the nation.
Sheffield Blitz: The day the Luftwaffe bombed the city
They were victims of the Sheffield Blitz – a savage Luftwaffe attack that killed 668 civilians and 25 servicemen, injured more than 1,500 others and left a tenth of the city's population homeless.
VIDEO: Residents step back in time at Sheffield Blitz event
Members of the public are being encouraged to 'black out' at 7.
VIDEO: Air raid sirens signal Sheffield Blitz commemoration
World War Two air raid sirens rang out across the city of Sheffield last night (Saturday December 12th) to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Blitz.

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