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    Information of W W 2 tragedy of people using London underground for airaid shelter

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    When a german bomb,fell ,and went trough the thames,and into the underground tube station at Balham tube station,and they had to close the flood gates on all those sleeping thier that night,drowning maney,

    The Bethnal Green Tube shelter disaster took place on the evening of Wednesday March 3, 1943. 173 people died in a terrifying crush as panic spread through the crowds of people trying to enter the station's bomb shelter in the East End of London. However, no bomb struck and not a single casualty was the direct result of military aggression, making it the deadliest civilian incident of World War Two.


    Read more here :http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ww2peopleswar/stories/09/a795909.shtml

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