MY BRITISH ARCHIVE, THE WAY WE WERE 1968-1983
Battle of Lewisham 1977 South London UK
Lewisham, South London. 1977
Demonstrators fall to the ground, as mounted police charge into the crowds that block the road.
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...