The Coventry Blitz was a series of bombing raids that took place on
the British city of Coventry. The city was bombed many times during
the Second World War by the German Air Force (Luftwaffe). The most devastating
of these attacks occurred on the evening of 14 November 1940 and continued
into the morning of 15 November. Of all the damage caused to English
Cathedrals none suffered worse then the Cathedral Church of St Michael
bombing raid wa Hitler's revenge on Coventry for the bombing of Munich
by the R.A.F. He was incensed at the attack on the city known as the
birthplace of his Nazi party. His revenge was to entirely remove from
existence the medieval city centre of Coventry as a demonstration of
his ruthlessness and insane power. The air raid on Coventry on the night
of 14 November 1940 was the single most concentrated attack on a British
city in the Second World War.
memorial tot he Warwichsire Regiment survived the bombing.