The map allows users to zoom in (inset) and exactly exactly how much damage German bombers inflicted on London (right). It uses a census of bomb sites, and is the first time the data has been made easily accessible.
The Astonishing Interactive Map That Shows Every Bomb Dropped On London During The Blitz -- Daily Mail
* New site uses data from the National Archive previously only available to visitors to the Reading Room
* Allows Londoners to search for their home and see if it was bombed
* Mobile phone app allows tourists to point their phone at a landmark to see if it was bombed
If you've ever wondered how close London’s landmarks came to being blown up in the Blitz, a new interactive map has the answer.
The Bomb Sight project allows people to zoom in on a map of the capital to see the damage inflicted during the heaviest period of bombing by German planes.
It was created by a collaboration between Dr Catherine Jones of the University of Portsmouth and the The National Archives, and funded by the charity JISC.
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My Comment: That's a lot of bombs.