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Remembering the Coventry Blitz: We'll Tweet again
1940 Twitter promo
What would Twitter be like in 1940?

To coincide with BBC Coventry & Warwickshire's series to mark the 70th anniversary of the Coventry Blitz, we have a Twitter page with a difference.

We have created a page which could have been used by our newsroom in 1940 - if the internet had been around then!

The social media site, which lets you report in no more that 140 characters, will give local and national news from 1940 along with the date and time.

The page will lead up to the night of 14 November 1940.

Alongside serious news, you might also find out what's on at the cinema, the time of blackout for that particular day, and other stories hitting the headlines in Coventry and Warwickshire.

Why not follow us at our

We will try and be as historically accurate as we can with our tweets and remember, this is looking back at news from 70-years ago, so none of it is current news. It is just a different and imaginative way of looking back at our city and the world in 1940.






BEYOND THE BLITZ

Beyond The Blitz - Photo: BBC Coventry & Warwickshire/Coventry History Centre Beyond The Blitz: 1940 - 2010
BBC Coventry & Warwickshire are marking the 70th anniversary of the Coventry Blitz with their series Beyond The Blitz
FEATURES & STORIES
IN PICTURES
Coventry Cathedral Coventry remembers
A special service of remembrance is held at Coventry Cathedral on the 70th anniversary of the Coventry Blitz
Remembrance Service, Coventry Remembrance Sunday
See photos from the Remembrance service held at Coventry's War Memorial Park on the 70th anniversary of the Blitz
Dresden A journey to Dresden
BBC Coventry & Warwickshire's takes a blitz survivor to Coventry's twin city of Dresden to meet fellow WWII survivors
Charles Hobson Forgotten photos
A forgotten family photograph album has given a fresh insight into Coventry during WWII
Tea dance at the Guildhall A blitz tea dance
BBC Coventry & Warwickshire holds a tea dance at Coventry's Guildhall for the Coventry Blitz survivors
Trinity Street Pre-wartime Coventry
Take a look back at photos of Coventry from before the outbreak of war
Merged Coventry picture: BBC Coventry & Warwickshire/Coventry History Centre Coventry old and new
We have created a special gallery showing parts of Coventry from before the war while merging in the scene from 2010
Marian McNamee In our 1940s parlour
BBC Coventry & Warwickshire have created a 1940s parlour in its open centre
Coventry Blitz memorial at the London Road cemetery Cemetery memorial
Should the Coventry Blitz memorial at the London Road cemetery be maintained more than once a year?
King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in rubble after Buckingham Palace was bombed - Fox Photos / Getty Images The palace bombing
On 13 September 1940, Buckingham Palace was hit during a daytime raid
View from Coventry Cathedral A cathedral's view
Coventry Cathedral stands proudly over the city and you can see for miles from the top of the tower
IN VIDEO AND AUDIO
Michael Logan A journey to Dresden

Wearing poppies on Armistice Day Poppy drop in Coventry

Mike meeting survivors in Dresden Meeting Dresden survivors

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