Remembering the Coventry Blitz (Online Video)
On 14 November 1940, Coventry was devastated in a single night of bombing.
The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum in collaboration with Coventry Transport Museum, look at the memories, art, objects and photographs of the past to remember that fateful night of the Coventry Blitz.
Oral History contributors (Coventry Lives, 1999) Terence Kane, Hilda Tracy , Ernie Rafferty , Doreen Jacobs & Douglas Ward
Some of the video was fimed in the Herbert's Peace and Reconciliation gallery. The gallery features key objects and artworks from the museum's collection, including John Piper's iconic painting of the ruins of Coventry Cathedral on the morning after the Blitz. There are also many fascinating personal stories of the Coventry Blitz and experiences of conflict in other parts of the world. Together they tell this poignant and unique part of Coventry's history.