Monday, 24 June, 2024

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6 May

6 May 1941: The Luftwaffe conducted bombing raids on Greenock over two consecutive nights targeting the shipyards and vessels offshore. 280 people were killed and over 1,200 injured in what became known as the Greenock Blitz.

6 May 1941: The Luftwaffe attempted to bomb the ICI factory at Ardeer in Ayrshire.


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