|If the Nazis could have chosen a target none would have been better than the Guards Chapel.
It was the home of the Royal Guardsmen based at the Wellington Barracks.
The church was packed that morning with Guardsmen, and their families and friends. Just past 11.00 a.m. Just after the
service started, the congregation heard a distant buzzing. It gradually grew louder and turned into a roar overhead which
drowned out the hymn singing. The engine cut out and the V1 glided down and exploded on the roof of the chapel
|The Guards Chapel Tragedy