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Silvertown munitions factory explosion, 1917

Silvertown munitions factory explosion, 1917

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39.1 x 32.3 cm ⏐ 15.4 x 12.7 in (300dpi)

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LONDON METROPOLITAN ARCHIVES / HERITAGE IMAGES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY LONDON METROPOLITAN ARCHIVES / HERITAGE IMAGES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Scene at Silvertown following an explosion in a munitions factory, London, World War I, 1917. The explosion, which happened at 6.52 pm on Friday 19 January, killed 73 people and injured over 400.

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