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WRECKED BY GERMAN SHELLS: THE RESTAURANT AND BUFFET OF THE GRAND HOTEL AT SCARBOROUGH
The Grand Hotel, a prominent building on the sea-front at Scarborough, formed a conspicuous target for the German ships, and was badly damaged. Shells tore some half-a-dozen large holes in the upper storeys; and the lower part facing the sea, including the large dining-room and restaurant, was also wrecked. The interior of the restaurant presented a scene of havoc and chaos.
The pictures had been wrenched from their frames, while broken tables and chairs lay scattered among debrus of bricks, plaster, and iron-work. Some of the people in the hotel had a fortunate escape. One of the rooms, whose outer walls and windows are shown in the lower photograph completely destroyed by shells, had been occupied only twenty minutes before. Next door to the hotel a picture palace sustained considerable damage.
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