V1 rocket attack on London

On the 18th June 1944 a V1 rocket hit the Guards Chapel in London during a Sunday morning service. 121 soldiers and civilians were killed, and a further 141 were seriously injured. Six of the dead were WVS members, one was Violet Wilson, who looked after Gibraltarian refugees in London.

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V1 rocket attack on London: questions

You can find out more about the V1 attack on the Guard’s Chapel at:

www.westendatwar.org.uk
www.flyingbombsandrockets.com
www.britishpathe.com

You can find out more about V1 rockets at:

www.flyingbombsandrockets.com
www.historylearningsite.co.uk

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