Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Suffragette terrorist attacks in 1913 and 1914

The transport infrastructure has always been a favourite target of terrorists. The suffragettes were no exception. Below is Saunderton railway station; burned down by the suffragettes;

The suffragette campaign of violence culminated with several bombs exploding in the weeks leading up to the start of World War I. A notable attack was the detonation of a nail-bomb in Westminster Abbey, at a time that it was crowded with tourists;

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