Lewisham endured numerous V1  attacks. The worst occurred when a Flying Bomb exploded on the roof of an Air Raid
Shelter outside Woolworth's in the High Street
The V1 struck the crowded Lewisham town centre (outside current "Lewisham centre" on map )at 09.41 on Friday the
Marks and Spencer's.
Major damage was caused to the shops which also include Woolworth's and Sainsburies and devastation was caused to the
market at this point,
59 people died in this tragedy and a further 124 were very seriously injured.  Hundreds of others suffered less serious injury.
Lewisham Market 28th July 1944
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