25 August 1939 - Coventry IRA bombing: The 'forgotten' attack on a British city
The bomb went off on Broadgate - one of Coventry's main shopping streets
On 25 August 1939, five people died and 70 were injured when an IRA bomb exploded in Coventry city centre. Yet 75 years after the explosion, the devastating attack has been all but forgotten. BBC News Online asks why.
BBC News - Coventry IRA bombing: The 'forgotten' attack on a British city
Coventry History Article: 'Not Forgotten', the 1939 IRA bomb attack - by Simon Shaw