In 1940 the East End was “Target Area A” for the German bombers. Night after night, Londoners took refuge in shelters while the streets above them were wiped from the map.
Gas, water and electricity supplies were cut off, making day to day life a struggle. The people of the East End lived through it all with a tough, good humoured defiance.
Now, their stories are brought to life with eyewitness interviews and archive film. Discover the triumphs and tragedies of ordinary Londoners when war came to the East End.