Air Raids on London and the Great War

Plaque at the Royal Academy, London © David Gill

Plaque at the Royal Academy of Arts, London © David Gill

I noticed a sign marking the wrecking of Gallery 9 at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. The destruction had been caused during an air raid in September 1917. The Imperial War Museum has a picture of the destruction.

AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.
AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.© IWM (HO 110)

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