Seventieth anniversary of the bombing of Cowes

Blyskawica 60th Civilian Mass Grave Northwood Cemetery Arctic Rd Bottom of Market Hill.

This exhibition featured the dreadful events of the 4th/5th May 1942. As well as highlighting the bravery and suffering of the people of Cowes if will also feature the role of the ORP Blyskawica and her brave sailors in the defence of Cowes.Cowes Heritage were honoured to be part of this important remembrance event.

Pictures:

Painting depicting ORP Blyskawica during the defence of Cowes May 1942.

Sixieth Anniversary event.

Mass grave Northwood Cemetery;

Arctic Rd after the raid May 1942;

Several areas of the High St were destroyed or damaged.