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Details for: V-1 attack on Friday 11th August 1944


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Friday 11th August 1944. A V1 flying bomb hit the Gaumont Cinema, Holloway road at the junction of Tufnell Park Road. The cinema was seriously damaged. The roof was demolished, walls fractured and damage to the Circle and interior fittings. Slight fire in the front stall seat, apparently caused by hot particles of bomb casing coming into contact with upholstered furniture. One person was killed.


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1 person killed