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London Blitz bombings map hit on internet

Interactive map shows location of bombs that dropped on city of London during World War II.
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2012 19:39

Web designers have come up with an interactive map showing the site of bombs that dropped on city of London during World War II.

More than a million homes were destroyed when German leader Adolf Hitler's air force tried to bomb the city into surrender, as part of the operation - the Blitz.

Designers have painstakingly matched old maps with today's street grid to pinpoint exact locations, and the popular response has been overwhelming.

Al Jazeera’s Barnaby Phillips reports from London.

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