Belfast Blitz

Evacuation is taking on panic proportions. Roads out of town are still one stream of cars, with mattresses and bedding tied on top. Everything on wheels is being pressed into service. People are leaving from all parts of town and not only from the bombed areas. Where they are going, what they will find to eat when they get there, nobody knows.

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But 2 of the raids were fearful. You remember Bridge Street. There is not a shop left in it, the bottom of North Street, part of High Street, a big part of York Street, I could not name all and about 20 churches. They have all damaged buildings knocked down and cleared away. So that place is all cleaned up and nothing to see, only bare places.

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