Marples Hotel was a popular hotel and bar on the corner of High St and Flat St. The largest single loss of life during the Sheffield Blitz occurred when Marples … Continue reading
Here are a few photographs from the event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Sheffield Blitz and launch the Sheffield Blitz 75th heritage project.
A Sheffielder who lost his home, his father and brother in the Sheffield Blitz has told his story of the terrible night that changed his family forever.
A gripping account of the first night of the Blitz written by George Hennings, a watchman at Roberts Brothers store on the Moor, has been sent to the Sheffield Star by … Continue reading
Here is a small selection of excerpts from Walkley Ways, Walkley Wars interviews which recall the night of the Sheffield Blitz, 12th December 1940, as seen from Walkley.
Northend is one of Sheffield’s longest-established and most reputable printers. Their print shop and office took an almost direct hit on the 12th December, but Northend survived to continue printing … Continue reading
Florence Askham, speaking in the 1980s, recalls living in Sheffield during the blitz of 1940.
The collection of Sheffield Archives videos.
World War Two air raid sirens will ring out across the city of Sheffield at 7.15pm this Saturday night (December 12th) to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Blitz. Their … Continue reading