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Wythenshawe Bomb Crater | by Greater Manchester Police
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Wythenshawe Bomb Crater

A Manchester City Police officer poses for scale purposes in a bomb crater in the Wythenshawe area of Manchester during the early years of World War 2.

The bomb appears to have missed any major target but has smashed the glass in the greenhouses.


Vist Manchester City Police World War 2 Collection to view more of these historic images.


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Taken on August 11, 2010