The Battle of Lewisham 1977

by Homer Sykes


Photographs: Homer Sykes

Publisher: Café Royal Books

36 pages

Pictures: 16

Year: 2017

Price: 9.50

Comments: Softcover, 14cm x 20cm. Edition of 200. Language: English

Police protect members of the National Front, during the so-called Battle of Lewisham, which took place on 13 August. 500 members of the National Front marched from New Cross to Lewisham, various counter-demonstrations by approximately 4,000 people led to violent clashes between the two groups and between the anti-NF demonstrators and police. 5,000 police officers were present and 56 officers were injured in the riots, 11 of whom were hospitalised. 214 people were arrested for obstructing the police, threatening behaviour, assault, possession of an offensive weapon and throwing missiles. Later disturbances in Lewisham town centre saw the first use of police riot shields on the UK mainland.


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The Battle of Lewisham 1977

by Homer Sykes


Photographs: Homer Sykes

Publisher: Café Royal Books

36 pages

Pictures: 16

Year: 2017

Price: 9.50

Comments: Softcover, 14cm x 20cm. Edition of 200. Language: English

Police protect members of the National Front, during the so-called Battle of Lewisham, which took place on 13 August. 500 members of the National Front marched from New Cross to Lewisham, various counter-demonstrations by approximately 4,000 people led to violent clashes between the two groups and between the anti-NF demonstrators and police. 5,000 police officers were present and 56 officers were injured in the riots, 11 of whom were hospitalised. 214 people were arrested for obstructing the police, threatening behaviour, assault, possession of an offensive weapon and throwing missiles. Later disturbances in Lewisham town centre saw the first use of police riot shields on the UK mainland.


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The Battle of Lewisham 1977

by Homer Sykes


Photographs: Homer Sykes

Publisher: Café Royal Books

36 pages

Pictures: 16

Year: 2017

Price: 9.50

Comments: Softcover, 14cm x 20cm. Edition of 200. Language: English

Police protect members of the National Front, during the so-called Battle of Lewisham, which took place on 13 August. 500 members of the National Front marched from New Cross to Lewisham, various counter-demonstrations by approximately 4,000 people led to violent clashes between the two groups and between the anti-NF demonstrators and police. 5,000 police officers were present and 56 officers were injured in the riots, 11 of whom were hospitalised. 214 people were arrested for obstructing the police, threatening behaviour, assault, possession of an offensive weapon and throwing missiles. Later disturbances in Lewisham town centre saw the first use of police riot shields on the UK mainland.


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