German Aerial Forces

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Reference WMO266839

Address:

Imperial War Museum

Lambeth Rd

London

SE1 6HZ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Memorial plaque located inside main entrance of Imperial War Museum
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DURING THE GREAT WAR / ON SEPTEMBER 28TH AND DECEMBER 18TH 1917 / POWERFUL GERMAN AERIAL FORCES, / ATTACKING LONDON BY NIGHT, / DROPPED MANY HIGH EXPLOSIVE BOMBS, / TWO OF THEM FALLING WITHIN THE / CURTILAGE OF THIS HOSPITAL, SHATTERING / GATES AND DOORS AND WINDOWS. / IN THE INFINITE MERCY OF PROVIDENCE THE / INMATES AND STAFF ESCAPED ALL INJURY. / THIS STONE / RECORDS THE REVERENT GRATITUDE OF ALL THOSE WHO / OWE THEIR LIVES ON THOSE EVENTFUL NIGHTS / TO THE ALL POWERFUL AND PROTECTING / HAND OF GOD.

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