BETHNAL GREEN Tube Disaster Church Service 2010

Posted by admin | March 16, 2010 0

A Church Service to Remember the 173 People that Died in the Bethnal Green Tube Disaster of 1943 and to Highlight the Campaign for a Memorial to the Victim’s.

BETHNAL GREEN – 1943 Tube Disaster (The One Show)

The Bethnal Green Tube shelter disaster took place on the evening of Wednesday March 3, 1943. 173 people died in a terrifying crush as panic spread through the crowds of people trying to enter the station’s bomb shelter in the East End of London. However, no bomb struck and not a single casualty was the direct result of military aggression, making it the deadliest civilian incident of World War Two.

For the full story of the worst civilian disaster in Britain during WWII see this;

http://daithaic.blogspot.com/2010/02/bethnal-green-tube-disaster.html

For ways to support the memorial campaign see the campaign website;

http://www.stairwaytoheavenmemorial.org/

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