Sheffield Blitz

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

Monthly Archives: February, 2017

Brave Boy Scout Flinn

Does anyone know the family of brave Sheffield scout John Flinn? He was on duty through out the night of the Sheffield Blitz on 12th December 1940, famously wearing a … Continue reading

February 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blitz Exhibition Launch Event

You can watch the ITV news report here.  

February 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sheffield Blitz Exhibition Is Open

A seven year campaign has finally come to fruition with the opening of the city’s first permanent Sheffield Blitz exhibition. Last Friday, the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Denise Fox, … Continue reading

February 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sheffield Blitz: a view from Broomhall

Broomhall is very close to Sheffield city centre and as a result its residents had some close-hand experiences of the Blitz. A number of first-hand stories of the Blitz have been collected … Continue reading

February 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

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