Seventy years on, Merseyside remembers the May Blitz of 1941, a seven day bombing campaign by almost 700 aircraft. They dropped nearly 900 tonnes of high explosives and well over 100,000 incendiaries. As a result over 1,700 civilians lost their lives and 4,400 houses were destroyed.
We know Sefton played its part on the ground hosting the Royal Artillery with their Anti-Aircraft guns but we are also proud of the fact that pre-war first teamer W.E.Caldecott played his part in the air flying Spitfires.
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