- Cardiff Blitz
World War II, Cardiff, Waleswas the biggest port in the United Kingdom,Fact|date=September 2008 and one of the biggest ports in the World.Fact|date=September 2008 Consequently it was heavily bombed by the Nazi German Luftwaffedue to its industrial importance and was one of the cities affected by the mass civilian evacuation. Llandaff Cathedral, amongst many other civilian buildings, was damaged by the bombing in 1941 [cite web | title=History of Llandaff Cathederal| work=Llandaffcathedral.org.uk| url=http://www.llandaffcathedral.org.uk/history.htm | accessdate=2008-04-04] .
As a result of it being a target, Cork in
Irelandwas mistaken for Cardiff and consequently bombed [cite web | title=History of Ireland| work=Wesleyjohnston.com| url=http://www.wesleyjohnston.com/users/ireland/past/history/19321945.html | accessdate=2008-04-04] .
Timeline of World War II (1940)
* [http://www.thetimecapsule.org.uk/TimeCapsule/098231E9AF3B41608C7E503A38AD6CC1_C3D7AEA9D9EB41E9972BA54211DD2366.htm Time Capsule Stories: The Blitz in Cardiff 1940s]
* [http://www.angelfire.com/de/BobSanders/WARLOSS.html List of Cardiff based ships lost during the war]
* [http://www.worldwar-2.net/timelines/war-in-europe/european-air-war/european-air-war-index-1940.htm World War II Timeline]
* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/ww2peopleswar/stories/94/a4507094.shtml BBC World War II People's War]
* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/ww2peopleswar/stories/79/a3969679.shtml BBC World War II People's War]
* [http://www.islandfarm.fsnet.co.uk/Luftwaffe%20Attacks%20On%20South%20Wales.htm Luftwaffe Air raid Attacks on South Wales]
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