Photograph of bombed out part of Palace

Photograph of bombed out part of Palace
  • Title: Photograph of bombed out part of Palace
  • Date: March 1942
  • Catalogue number: Parliamentary Archives, ARC/VAR/12/485
  • Description:

    The Palace of Westminster was hit fourteen times during the Second World War.  The most serious attack occurred on the night of 10-11 May 1941.  On that night the Palace was severely damaged, the chamber of the House of Commons was destroyed and three people were killed.