Never seen before images of Liverpool taken during the WW2 blitz May 6th, 2014 admin Latest News Latest Past Shares Comments Never seen before images of Liverpool taken during the WW2 blitz, have been uncovered by Merseyside Police. These photos can be seen now in the following videos and photographs below: The negatives, found in a dusty envelope at Merseyside Police Headquarters, were taken as a record of bomb damage by the then Liverpool City Police. Taken between 29th August 1940 and the 5th May 1941, they show how air raids destroyed sections of the city centre, the docklands and the south of the city. There are over 100 images, which have now been digitised and were originally release on Twitter in December 2013. You can follow the discussion around them by using the hashtag #merseyblitz. If you can help to identify any of the locations, respond to our tweets @merseypolice Pictured above : Residents look on at an un-exploded WW2 bomb in their back garden. The location is believed to be Score Lane, L16. Image showing extensive WW2 bomb damage. Locals explore the rubble from Liverpool’s overhead railway following a WW2 air raid. The Church of Our Lady and Saint Nicholas church in Liverpool city centre. A lone air-raid warden surveys bomb damage. The location is believed to be on the corner of Castle Street / Lord Street in Liverpool city centre. WW2 air-raid wardens check through the rubble Workers survey WW2 bomb damage – do you know where this is? Tweet us at @merseypolice using #merseyblitz WW2 bomb damage in Liverpool South – do you recognise the houses? – tweet your ideas @merseypolice using #merseyblitz Residents search through the wreckage of terraced houses following a WW2 bomb Liverpool South WW2 bomb damage – do you know which road? – tweet and let us know WW2 fire officers hose down the smouldering remains of a factory Terraced houses destroyed by WW2 bomb An unexploded WW2 mine lies in the rubble of a terraced street Rubble lies strewn across the street as part of a terrace is demolished Residents watch from across the street as people search the remains after a WW2 bomb Only one wall remains from each of three terraced houses Smoke billows from a shop following a bomb in WW2 – know the location? – tweet us #merseyblitz The corner of a block of flats bears the scars of a nearby explosion from a WW2 bomb Life goes on the day after an air raid in WW2. Do you know the location? tweet us using #merseypolice A track from the overhead railway hangs down Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581 350 321 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Related Comments comments!