In 1941 Liverpool was targeted by German Luftwaffe over a 7 day period from 1 to 7 May, causing enormous damage. This May Blitz was the most concentrated series of air attacks on any British city area outside London during the Second World War.
Bombed out! World Museum and the Blitz
The online exhibition, Bombed Out! World Museum and the Blitz tells the story of the night the museum nearly died on 3 May 1941.
Bomb damage in Liverpool
From our Museum of Liverpool collections, photographs show how Liverpool was affected by bomb damage.
Liverpool's docks and the Blitz
Photographs and records from our collections help tell the story of Liverpool's docks and the Blitz including Albert Dock and also what happened when the ammunition ship 'SS Malakand' blew up in Huskisson Branch Dock Number 2.