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Night Blitz on Pembroke Dock

80th Anniversary of the Night Blitz on Pembroke Dock by the German Luftwaffe during the Second World War

The bombing took place on the 12 and 13 May 1941 and sadly a total of over 40 people were killed, and unspecified number were injured. Buildings and properties were also damaged in the bombardment. This year marks the 80th anniversary of Night Blitz and Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre are commemorating this by sharing stories, photographs when they reopen to the public.

Andrew researched the Luftwaffe’s target, their route, arrival over their objective, then those individuals or complete families lost in the air raid. The youngest being a year old the eldest a 99-year-old lady who served as a Voluntary Aid Nurse during the First World War in France whose back story is remarkable.

“Andrew brought a refresh prospective, unearthing new details on the attack and casualties not previously known,”
– John Evans Trustee of Pembroke Dock Heritage Trust