The Blitz Memorial
Between the 9th August 1940 and the 10th January 1942 Liverpool was subjected to sustain heavy bombing raids and many of the civilian population were killed or injured during this period.
As tribute in their honour sculpturer Tom Murphy designed the Liverpool Blitz Memorial. The final sculpture was cast in bronze and sited on the grounds of St Nicolas Church near the Pier Head. The poignant statue features a mother with babe in arms, beckoning her playful son to leave his toy plane and seek shelter from the bombs. This view shows the son at the top of the staircase in the shadow of the Liver Buildings.
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