On March 1st, 1943, the sound of an anti-aircraft battery went off, but was mistaken for an attack by the Luftwaffe. Many Londoners fled down this tube, but the stampede resulted in the deaths of 173 people. The screams of many are still heard, as well as crying and sobbing.
Submitted by Chris Berglund
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- Bethnal Green tube station
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- 51.527338939471235, -0.05566129086219007
- Greater London
- Nearest Towns:
- Bethnal Green, UK (0.8 mi.)
Whitechapel, UK (0.8 mi.)
Tower Hamlets, UK (0.9 mi.)
London Borough Of Tower Hamlets, UK (0.9 mi.)
Spitalfields, UK (1.0 mi.)
Limehouse, UK (1.2 mi.)
Stepney, UK (1.2 mi.)
Hoxton, UK (1.3 mi.)
Shoreditch, UK (1.3 mi.)
Hackney, UK (1.6 mi.)
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