Hull, E. Yorkshire, November 12th. The people of Hull and East Yorkshire paid their respects at this year's Remembrance Day commemorations in the city centre, to the millions of people who lost their lives in conflict. Civic heads and dignitaries, a police band, and members from a number of veterans associations and serving members of the armed forces, along with St Johns Ambulance and the blue light services, were in attendance. PICTURED: Wreaths at the base of the Cenotaph Bridget Catterall AlamyLiveNews
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Dimensions:6240 x 4160 px | 52.8 x 35.2 cm | 20.8 x 13.9 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:12 November 2023
Location:Hull Centotaph, East Yorkshire
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The bombing of Hull was kept secret in the press for the first couple of years of the war for two reasons. Because Hull was a port and could be reached easily by boat from Germany, it was important that the enemy didn’t know how much damage they were doing. It was also important to keep the morale of British citizens up. Low morale would mean the war effort suffered. In Hull, ninety-five percent of the houses were destroyed or damaged https://www.mylearning.org/stories/the-hull-blitz/345?