Tag: Second World War


A black and white photograph of children outside a large house with 3 women looking after them,

Leeds During WW2

Discover the story of Leeds during the Second World War, in our latest blog by Chloe Fowler.

The Bomb that Struck Leeds City Museum, 1941

On 15 March 1941, Leeds City Museum - as it stood in it's original spot on Park Row - was struck by a bomb.
A statue on a brick plinth in the middle of the roundabouts: the statue is of a man iin army gear with a wreath of poppies at his feet.

Arthur Louis Aaron: A WW2 Hero From Leeds

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Uncover the heroic story of Arthur Louis Aaron: an RAF pilot from Leeds who "set an example of devotion to duty which has seldom been equaled and never surpassed".