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Bombarded Collection

Background imageBombarded Collection: Ww1 / 1915 / Scarboro Poster

Ww1 / 1915 / Scarboro Poster
REMEMBER SCARBOROUGH ! (Scarborough had been bombarded by the Germans earlier in the war)

Background imageBombarded Collection: Baptist chapel in Hartlepool hit by German east coast raid - WWI

Baptist chapel in Hartlepool hit by German east coast raid - WWI
The Baptist Chapel in Hartlepool (now situated in an area called The Headland and sometimes known as Old Hartlepool), located on the corner of Baptist Street and Regent Street

Background imageBombarded Collection: Fort Sumter Bombarded

Fort Sumter Bombarded
The bombardment of Fort Sumter

Background imageBombarded Collection: Alexandria Bombarded

Alexandria Bombarded
Alexandria bombarded When Arabi Pasha rebels against the benevolent British rule, the English fleet under Beresford bombard the town for 10 hours before occupying it

Background imageBombarded Collection: HMS Encounter, 2nd class protected cruiser, Challenger class

HMS Encounter, 2nd class protected cruiser, Challenger class
Royal Navy - HMS Encounter, a 2nd-class protected cruiser of the Challenger class, operated by the Royal Navy (RN) and Royal Australian Navy (RAN), as HMAS Encounter

Background imageBombarded Collection: HMS Forward - Forward-class Scout Cruiser

HMS Forward - Forward-class Scout Cruiser
Royal Navy - HMS Forward, a Forward-class Scout Cruiser. Forward was built by Fairfield???s S.B. & E. at Govan, in 1904. The ship was in reserve for most of the first decade of her existence

Background imageBombarded Collection: Egypt: the bombardment of Alexandria by the British in 1882. Date: 1882

Egypt: the bombardment of Alexandria by the British in 1882. Date: 1882

Background imageBombarded Collection: General George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, Siege of Tantallon Castle, East Lothian

General George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, Siege of Tantallon Castle, East Lothian, Scotland, February 1651. The castle was bombarded with cannon fire for twelve days, and left in ruins. Date: 1651

Background imageBombarded Collection: The Burning of Greytown 1854

The Burning of Greytown 1854
In response to British taxing of ships using the Nicaragua route to California, the USS Cyane bombarded Greytown with little damage, before landing ashore and setting the town on fire

Background imageBombarded Collection: Armentieres area, billets on front edge of town, WW1

Armentieres area, billets on front edge of town, WW1
My return to France in February 1917 as Officer commanding 505th Field Co. RE, found me once again in the Armentieres area with billets on the front edge of the town

Background imageBombarded Collection: Admiral Vernon bombards Cartagena. Date: circa 1741

Admiral Vernon bombards Cartagena. Date: circa 1741

Background imageBombarded Collection: Leningrad Bombarded

Leningrad Bombarded
German artillery bombarding Leningrad (now St Petersburg) Date: 1942

Background imageBombarded Collection: Destruction at Albert, Somme, France - WWI

Destruction at Albert, Somme, France - WWI - Ruins of the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Brebieres after several bombardments by the German Forces during the First Battle of the Somme

Background imageBombarded Collection: Helsinki Harbour

Helsinki Harbour
The fortress of Suomenlinna (= Sveaborg) in Helsinki harbour: in five years time it will be bombarded by the dastardly English. Date: 1850

Background imageBombarded Collection: Martian Guns, Wonder Stories SciFi Magazine Cover

Martian Guns, Wonder Stories SciFi Magazine Cover
Martian Guns - Earth is bombarded by martian guns. Date: 1932

Background imageBombarded Collection: Lowestoft bombardment - damaged houses, 1916

Lowestoft bombardment - damaged houses, 1916
Houses at Lowestoft on the east coast of England wrecked by the German naval bombardment in April 1916. Most of the damage to buildings was done along the sea front or near it

Background imageBombarded Collection: Lowestoft bombardment - damaged buildings, 1916

Lowestoft bombardment - damaged buildings, 1916
Damaged buildings in the bombardment of Lowestoft, including a shop and a convalescent home. A German naval squadron attacked the east coast of England early on Tuesday, 25th April 1916

Background imageBombarded Collection: The library at Louvain ruined during WW1

The library at Louvain ruined during WW1
The library at Louvain in Belgium, as it was with a smaller, inset photograph, showing how it looked after German bombardment In 1914

Background imageBombarded Collection: Street scene in Verdun after German bombardment, WW1

Street scene in Verdun after German bombardment, WW1
Appearance of the town of Verdun after a heavy bombardment by German guns in 1916 in order to force French positions. The town was evacuated by civilians

Background imageBombarded Collection: Ordeal for horses on the Western Front, 1917

Ordeal for horses on the Western Front, 1917
British horses in the back area of the battle zone are terrified by the flash of an exploding bomb leading the cussing guard to round them up and resume control. Date: 1917

Background imageBombarded Collection: British cavalrymen under bombardment, 1914

British cavalrymen under bombardment, 1914
British cavalrymen in a village in France under bombardment from German guns. The houses were demolished like packs of cards, but Providence looked after us

Background imageBombarded Collection: Bombardment of Fort Boncelles and Fort Barchon

Bombardment of Fort Boncelles and Fort Barchon
The German bombardment of Fort de Boncelles and Fort de Barchon in August 1914 as seen from the British Vice-Consuls (J. Byron Dolphin) garden in Li觥, Belgium

Background imageBombarded Collection: Church of Saint Jean in Dixmude, West Flanders, WWI

Church of Saint Jean in Dixmude, West Flanders, WWI
The church of Saint Jean in Dixmude, West Flanders, near Ypres - almost in ruins after the bombardment of the town in the First World War. Date: 1914

Background imageBombarded Collection: Tatler cover - German bombardment of Scarborough

Tatler cover - German bombardment of Scarborough
Front cover of The Tatler, showing a ruined house in Wykeham Street, Scarborough, which killed Mrs Barrett and two chilldren when German ships bombarded the East Coast of England in 1914. Date: 1914

Background imageBombarded Collection: Shelled house in Northern France, WW1

Shelled house in Northern France, WW1
The effects of shelling on a dwelling in North France with the house cut in half by bombardment but with stairs and some furniture still left intact, enabling it to be occupied by French troops

Background imageBombarded Collection: Whitby Yorkshire

Whitby Yorkshire
A photograph purporting to be from the time of the devastating German naval attacks on the Yorkshire coast on 16th December 1914

Background imageBombarded Collection: A false Paris outside Paris: A city created to be bombed, 1920

A false Paris outside Paris: A city created to be bombed, 1920
A page from the Illustrated London News, 1920, illustrating a sham Paris, created to trick German pilots flying at night into thinking they were bombing Paris during World War One

Background imageBombarded Collection: Izmir, Turkey - Results of bombardment in 1915 (7 / 9)

Izmir, Turkey - Results of bombardment in 1915 (7 / 9)
Izmir, Turkey - View of the city 24 hours after bombardment by British in March 1915

Background imageBombarded Collection: Izmir, Turkey - Results of bombardment in 1915 (8 / 9)

Izmir, Turkey - Results of bombardment in 1915 (8 / 9)
Izmir, Turkey - View of the city 24 hours after bombardment by British in March 1915

Background imageBombarded Collection: Izmir, Turkey - Results of bombardment in 1915 (9 / 9)

Izmir, Turkey - Results of bombardment in 1915 (9 / 9)
Izmir, Turkey - View of the city 24 hours after bombardment by British in March 1915

Background imageBombarded Collection: Izmir, Turkey - Results of bombardment in 1915 (6 / 9)

Izmir, Turkey - Results of bombardment in 1915 (6 / 9)
Izmir, Turkey - View of the city 24 hours after bombardment by British in March 1915

Background imageBombarded Collection: Izmir, Turkey - Results of bombardment in 1915 (3 / 9)

Izmir, Turkey - Results of bombardment in 1915 (3 / 9)
Izmir, Turkey - View of the city 24 hours after bombardment by British in March 1915. Date: 1911

Background imageBombarded Collection: Izmir, Turkey - Results of bombardment in 1915 (2 / 9)

Izmir, Turkey - Results of bombardment in 1915 (2 / 9)
Izmir, Turkey - View of the city 24 hours after bombardment by British in March 1915

Background imageBombarded Collection: Izmir, Turkey - Results of bombardment in 1915 (5 / 9)

Izmir, Turkey - Results of bombardment in 1915 (5 / 9)
Izmir, Turkey - View of the city 24 hours after bombardment by British in March 1915

Background imageBombarded Collection: Izmir, Turkey - Results of bombardment in 1915 (4 / 9)

Izmir, Turkey - Results of bombardment in 1915 (4 / 9)
Izmir, Turkey - View of the city 24 hours after bombardment by British in March 1915

Background imageBombarded Collection: Izmir, Turkey - Results of bombardment in 1915 (1 / 9)

Izmir, Turkey - Results of bombardment in 1915 (1 / 9)
Izmir, Turkey - View of the city 24 hours after bombardment by British in March 1915

Background imageBombarded Collection: Maubeuge fortress WWI

Maubeuge fortress WWI
A shot-up gun turret at the fortress of Maubeuge, which capitulated to General von Zwehl on 7 September 1914 and 4 general, 40, 000 men and 400 guns were captured

Background imageBombarded Collection: Blairville Wood 1916

Blairville Wood 1916
German trenches at Blairville Wood, near Wailly, are bombarded

Background imageBombarded Collection: Abyssinian Expedition: The Exodus of Theodores Broken Army

Abyssinian Expedition: The Exodus of Theodores Broken Army
The British 1868 Expedition to Abyssinia was a punitive expedition against King Theodore, after he had imprisoned missionaries and representatives of the British Government

Background imageBombarded Collection: Kjobenhavn Bombarded

Kjobenhavn Bombarded
Copenhagen is bombarded by hostile warships - but we cannot trace who is doing the bombarding or why !

Background imageBombarded Collection: The Burning of the Hotel de Ville at Arras

The Burning of the Hotel de Ville at Arras
Illustration by P.Leven and Lemonier showing the 15th century belfry tower of the Arras town hall in flames after being bombarded by German shells in October 1914

Background imageBombarded Collection: Bomarsund Bombarded - 2

Bomarsund Bombarded - 2
HMS Bulldog bombards Bomarsund, a Russian fortress in the Baltic, softening it up before it is taken by a combined French and British force under sir Charles Napier

Background imageBombarded Collection: Soukhoum Kaleb Attack

Soukhoum Kaleb Attack
Soukhoum Kaleh, a Russian port on the Black Sea, is bombarded from the sea by the Turks

Background imageBombarded Collection: Paris Bombarded

Paris Bombarded
CARNIVAL IN PARIS - At this years Carnival, the illuminations will be provided by the German Zeppelin fleet

Background imageBombarded Collection: Catania Bombarded

Catania Bombarded
Catania, Sicily, stronghold of the independence movement, is bombarded by the warships of the kingdom of Naples and Two Sicilies

Background imageBombarded Collection: Marghera Bombarded

Marghera Bombarded
The fortress of Marghera, near Venice, is bombarded by the French

Background imageBombarded Collection: Messina Bombarded

Messina Bombarded
Ferdinando II orders the bombardment of Messina, where an insurrection has taken place, earning him the nickname of King Bomba

Background imageBombarded Collection: Algiers Bombarded

Algiers Bombarded
Algiers, notorious as the home port of pirates terrorising shipping in the Mediterranean, is bombarded by vessels of the Royal Navy commanded by Lord Exmouth.1yn



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