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The Manchester Blitz (also known as the Christmas Blitz) was the heavy bombing of the city of Manchester and its surrounding areas in North West England during the Second World War by the German Luftwaffe. It was one of three major raids[lower-alpha 1] on Manchester, an important inland port and industrial city; Trafford Park in neighbouring Stretford was a major centre of war production.
Firefighters putting out a blaze at a bomb site in Manchester city centre
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