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Boys School WW2 Air Raid Bombing Disaster Real Photos

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Lone bomber hits Petworth School – 32 dead

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Four real photos depicting the funeral procession and burial of children killed during a horrendous WW2 bombing raid in Petworth England.

Headlines at the time read: Lone bomber hits Petworth School – 32 dead
at Petworth (Sussex) on the 29th, a lone bomber hit a boys’ school which was completely destroyed; casualties reported at the time were 23 killed, of whom 20 were children, and 30 seriously injured, of whom 24 were children. It was feared that 7 children were still missing and presumed dead.

Captions on the backs of the cards read: Funeral procession Sept 42 Petworth Eng; Leaving church; at the church; result of air raid at “?” 32 children

Each photo: 5.5 x 3.25 inches

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Weight .5 kg
Dimensions 20 × 15 × 5 cm