Attacks from the Air

Brighton residents could see the war being fought in the skies above them.

Both Brighton and Hove were hit by over 80 air raids during the war. Over 220 people were killed and around 300 houses were destoyed by bombs.

Glass plate negative of air raid damage in Hove.
Damage to houses in Hove due to an air raid.
Damage to Lowther Road Brighton.
Bomb damaged house.
Large pile of dirt and rubble.
Bomb damaged house in an unidentified location in Brighton during the Second World War.
Bomb damaged house.
Crashed German plane in the grounds of St Nicholas Church Brighton 22nd April 1944.
Air raid damage to an unknown house.
Five members of the Civil Defence walking down a hill.