In 1940 the Germans began an intense bombing campaign against industrial targets in Britain. On 7 September they changed their strategy and the Blitz came to London. The Tavi’s move to Hampstead justified itself as 51 Tavistock Square was reduced to pavement level. Then in the spring of 1941 the Clinic’s sites at Malet Place and Store Street were destroyed. Many of the Clinic’s records at Store Street were destroyed.