Sheffield Blitz

The history and commemoration of the Second World War air raids on Sheffield

Monthly Archives: October, 2016

Mum Lost in Marples Hotel

In the third in our series of Stories from the Blitz, as published by the Sheffield Star, Brenda Percival tells how she lost her mum in the terrible Marples Hotel tragedy. Read … Continue reading

October 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sheffield Blitz: through the eyes of an 11-year-old

In the second in our series of Stories from the Blitz, collected by the Sheffield Star, Harry Kenny recalls what it was like as an 11-year-old when a German landmine exploded outside … Continue reading

October 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Air Raid Defences in Sheffield

By John Unsworth I was born in 1930, and throughout World War II, I lived in a rented terrace house at 162 Blair Athol Road, Banner Gross, Ecclesall, Sheffield. These … Continue reading

October 12, 2016 · Leave a comment