Resources relating to the Plymouth blitz

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Resource 1: MBA statement regarding blitz damage to the Citadel Hill Laboratory (MBA Archives, MD4.31)

Resource 2: Telegram of condolence from Frederick Stratten Russell to Stanley Wells Kemp (MBA Archives, MD4.31)

Resource 3: Article from the 6 April 1941 edition of Nature (MBA Archives, MD4.31)

Resource 4: War damage claim form (MBA Archives, MD4.31)


 

Stanley Wells Kemp and his wife Agnes, c.1941. MBA Archives, UM136.


Resource 1: MBA statement regarding blitz damage to the Citadel Hill Laboratory (MBA Archives, MD4.31)

The statement was issued on 28 March 1941, a week after the Laboratory was bombed.

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Resource 2: Telegram of condolence from Frederick Stratten Russell to Stanley Wells Kemp (MBA Archives, MD4.31)

Russell, who refers to himself as "Freddie", offers Kemp the keys to his house.

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Resource 3: Article from the 6 April 1941 edition of Nature (MBA Archives, MD4.31)

The article provides an account of the blitz damage caused to the Citadel Hill Laboratory on the nights of 20 and 21 March 1941. 

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Resource 4: War damage claim form (MBA Archives, MD4.31)

The form was completed by Stanley Wells Kemp and provides further information as to the nature of the blitz damage caused to the Citadel Hill Laboratory on the nights of 20 and 21 March 1941.

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