Black Saturday: 7 September 1940

| September 4, 2017

Prowler and Prey The Luftwaffe crossed the English Channel and followed the Thames towards their targets over London. It was Saturday, 7 September 1940 at 4:43 pm. No longer focussed on British airfields the Luftwaffe turned their attention upon the Docklands – Silvertown with its associated factories, worker’s homes and warehouses. The afternoon light was […]

TIME STANDS STILL

| April 25, 2011

    (Scene – March 2011 – Reviewing camera pictures as we stroll across the grounds towards the river Thames) As we walk towards the Thames my mind turns to September 1940 and the start of the Blitz on London, England. Is that Edward R. Murrow I hear as I watch out over the landscape? […]