IT BECAME HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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During World War II on this day in 1940, German war planes bombed
most of the English town of Coventry when about 500 Luftwaffe
bombers attacked.

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Coventry Cathedral in ruins following the German attack.

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The ruins of the old Coventry Cathedral today, a visible modern-day
reminder of the Blitz of 1940.

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Herman Melville’s novel "Moby Dick" was first published in the U.S.
on this day in 1851.
 

Herman Melville, 1870. Oil painting by Joseph Oriel Eaton.
Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891)

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One Response to “IT BECAME HISTORY ON THIS DAY”

  1. Robert Collins says:

    It is a nice photo, but Coventry was not bombed by Stuka aircraft. Coventry was bombed by twin engine Heinkel and Dornier aircraft.

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