Coventry marks 70th anniversary of WWII Blitz





The 70th anniversary of the Coventry Blitz has been marked in the city.

Coventry saw one of Britain's largest raids of World War II on 14 November, 1940. An estimated 1,200 people died with most of the city centre destroyed.

A remembrance service at Coventry Cathedral earlier was attended by dignitaries including the German ambassador and the Mayor of Dresden.

A civic service was later held at the cathedral and an air-raid siren sounded within the building.

Canon David Porter, from Coventry Cathedral, said marking the raid was important....


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