Britain Under Fire

The bombing went on all night and nobody in the shelter got any sleep. I just hung onto Teddy and hoped for the best.

Peter Stocker, 'Wartime Memories of a Coventry Kid'

From London and Coventry to Liverpool and Birmingham, bombing raids feature prominently in our archive. Explore our collection to discover how these attacks impacted cities and towns across the UK, and what artefacts those affected saved and passed on to their loved ones.

Search the collection for records relating to bombing raids, bombs, air raids, blackouts, or the Blitz.