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Coventry Cathedral is extensively damaged in German bombing raids.

November 14, 1940: Coventry Cathedral is destroyed by German bombs

A 10-hour bombing raid on Coventry left 500 people dead, 2,300 homes destroyed and the city's mediaeval cathedral a shell which is now a site of reconciliation and remembrance.

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