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The Coventry Blitz
BY DAVID McGRORY

THE CATHEDRAL OF ST MICHAEL - AFTER THE BLITZ (1940)

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THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL - 15 NOVEMBER 1940

[ITS DESTRUCTION WAS AIDED BY THE METAL STRIPS FITTED ACROSS THE ROOF BEAMS IN THE 1885-90 RESTORATION
- THESE RESULTED IN THE TWISTING METAL PULLING DOWN THE CENTRAL COLUMNS AND MAKING THE BUILDING COLLAPSE IN ON ITSELF]

  

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