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Stretcher-bearers run into the hospital reception, being careful not to shake their patients too much. Around them is chaos, with wounded firemen, police, civilians and even hospital staff needing care for cuts, gashes and burns.

Learn more about hospitals, and how they coped with so many injured.

Five people were killed in this blast
Five people were killed in this blast on 18 November 1940
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Audio:
Norah White talks about a terrible accident in a munitions factory.
(windows media | mp3 | read transcript)

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