Category Bombing

In times of war

This time last year I was posting the story of the creation of the ‘Corps of Commissionaires’  by Captain Sir Edward Walter KCB in 1859 – the first to find an effective way to provide jobs for ex-servicemen who were willing and able, despite having wounds of conflict, to work on their return after the […]

Zeppelins over east anglia – the on the spot reports

On the night of Tuesday 19th January 1915 the first Zeppelin raid on English towns was carried out after darkness fell. At half past eight four bombs were dropped Yarmouth, a man and a woman being killed, a soldier seriously injured, and much damage done to property. The raiders flew over Cromer but did not […]