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12 August 1917

By August 12, 2017No Comments
  • Day 1110 of the war
  • German Gotha G.IV bombers make a daylight raid in the United Kingdom, dropping 40 bombs over Southend. 32 people are killed and 43 injured; damage is estimated at £9,600. One of the Gothas is shot down; four others crash on landing. Air Raid on Southend