2W 14.05.20 The Coventry Blitz

To understand the Coventry Blitz and what happened as a result

What happened during the Coventry Blitz? Read on to find out.

Listen to the air raid siren on the link below and then watch the video and try to imagine what it would be like walking out the air raid shelter and discovering what had happened.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/history-ks2-world-war-2-clips-air-raid-siren-sounds-the-warning/zntfhbk

Please answer the questions below.

  1. When did the Coventry Blitz begin?
  2. What was the invasion called?
  3. Why was Coventry targeted by the Germans?
  4. Where did people go to keep safe?
  5. What is a siren?

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19 thoughts on “2W 14.05.20 The Coventry Blitz

  1. When did the Coventry Blitz begin?
    1940 or 80 years ago
    What was the invasion called?
    Moonlight Sonata
    Why was Coventry targeted by the
    Germans?
    Because of the car industry/ manufacturing
    Where did people go to keep safe?
    Air raid shelter.
    What is a siren?
    A machine that is used to warn people about the shooting.

  2. 1) The Coventry Blitz begin in 7th of September 1940.
    2) The invasion called Moonlight Sonata.
    3) Coventry targeted by the Germans because the city made a lots of parts of planes.
    People go to keep safe.In a air raid shelter.
    Siren is a warning loud sound that made the people stop what they were doing and hide.

  3. 1. 14th november 1040.
    2. Moonlight sonata.
    3. Coventry made lots of parts for the planes.
    4. Air raid shelter.
    5. A loud noise made so people stopped doing what they were doing amd went to the shelter.

  4. 1)It began in 1940 November 14th.
    2)The invasion was called moonlight sonata.
    3)Because Coventry made parts for planes.
    4)People went in the air raid shelter to keep safe.
    5)Siren is a loud noise’warning.

  5. 1) The Coventry Blitz began on the 14th of November 1940. This is 80 years ago. 2020-1940=80.
    2) The invasion is named moonlight sonata.
    3) Coventry was targeted by the Germans because the city made lots of parts for planes.
    4) People go to the air raid shelters to keep safe and protected from the bombs.
    5) Siren is a loud noise which warns people there will be a danger so they go in their air raid shelters.

  6. 1.was began November 1940
    2.Moonlight, Sonata,
    3.Because the city made lots parts for planes
    4.500 people were killed and another 1000 people were injured
    5.an air raid, shelter people were here to protect themselves from bombs

  7. 1.80 years ago on 14th of November 1040.
    2.moonlight Sonata.
    3.They did this because parts for planes.
    4. Air raid shelter.
    5.Loud noise.

  8. It began on 14th November 940
    It was called Moonlight Sonata
    Because coventry had lots of factories and
    Made parts of planes
    They went in AirRaid shelter
    A worning signal that is loud wailing sound

  9. 1. When did the Coventry Blitz begin?
    It began on 14th November 1940.
    2. What was the invasion called?
    It was called Moonlight Sonata.
    3. Why was Coventry targeted by the Germans?
    Because Coventry had lots of factories and made parts of planes.
    4. Where did people go to keep safe?
    They went in Air Raid Shelters.
    5.What is a siren?
    A warning signal that is a loud wailing sound.

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