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OC­TO­BER 12, 1940: Work­ers are pic­tured clear­ing up out­side the F. W. Wool­worth & Co Ltd. store in Coven­try fol­low­ing an air raid on Oc­to­ber 12. In this raid, the cen­tral area of the city suf­fered badly with a high ex­plo­sive bomb scor­ing a di­rect hit on the City Ar­cade (on Messrs Adams, China Store). Ev­ery shop front in the ar­cade was wrecked, 31 peo­ple were killed and more than 100 in­jured. Do you re­mem­ber the air raids in 1940? Share your mem­o­ries – write to the ad­dress on the op­po­site page or email let­ters@coven­try­tele­graph.net

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