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4a Which city or town in Britain was most badly affected by the 1940-1941 Blitz, and took longer to recover than other places?

4b Did the German Blitz against British towns and cities succeed in making people feel that they should surrender?

4c Was British war production (industrial activity) affected by the German Blitz of 1940-1941?

4d Look at the second document. In which year was the bombing the worst and how many were killed?

4e How many houses were destroyed in London during the bombing?

The Blitz - a Summary 1941

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PRO ref: AIR 40/288; The Blitz -a Summary 1941