Tag Archives: WW2

Bomb Sight is Live

Start discovering London’s wartime past today on our website ( and ¬†our mobile app which is coming very soon). The Bomb Sight project is mapping the London WW2 bomb census between 7/10/1940 and 06/06/1941. Previously available only by viewing in … Continue reading

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Creating digital maps from paper maps – Georeferencing

This blog post summarises how we are transforming paper maps of from the Bomb Census into interactive digital maps through a process known as geo-referencing. We start with scanned paper map which is stored as a digital image that is … Continue reading

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About the project: Mapping the Blitz Bomb Census, London

Mapping the Blitz Bomb Census: stepping into time brings World War 2 bomb damage maps into the digital world by using web and mobile mapping technology. It brings to life the maps that demarcate the location of falling bombs during … Continue reading

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