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German V-2 Rocket kills 168 shoppers in London

26th November 1944

At lunchtime on 26th November 1944, a German V-2 rocket fell on a packed Woolworths store in New Cross Road, killing 168 people (including 15 children), injuring 122 others and razing the building to the ground. The neighbouring London Co-operative Society store was also demolished in the attack.

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