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    Watching BBC News this morning, I was made aware that today marks the 70th anniversary of the start of the Blitz. As always, the focus was on London – with just an incidental mention that other places in the country were also affected. I was going to post these photographs in November to mark the [...]

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    I agree. It would be nice to have some formal recognition of those that lost their lives.

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    I went to Anfeld Cem today to see if anything was happening
    at the memorial for the 545 killed in the blitz, nowt
    Great shame

    Steve

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    Hi Steve, the actual number of those killed in Liverpool was 2736 according to my sources. True St Luke's Church is also a memorial and there is Tom Murphy's memorial in the grounds of St Nicholas's Church - but it would be good to have some ceremony in recognition of the sacrifices made during the War.

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    Harrowing stuff

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