World War II - England
Using the airflow over an interceptor's wing to raise one wing of the V-1, by sliding the wingtip to within 6 in (15 cm) of the lower surface of the V-1's wing. If properly executed, this manoeuvre would tip the V-1's wing up, overriding the gyros and sending the V-1 into an out-of-control dive. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V-1_flying_bomb
WWII Day-By-Day: October 12
A gas-mask wearing young mother attends to her child's special baby buggy gas protector during a surprise test in Kingston, England ~
London. World War II. The Blitz. "Nippies" (Lyons tea shop waitresses) remove protective shutters from windows in early morning. 1940.
One of many fires started in Surrey Commercial Dock, London, on September 7, 1940, after a heavy raid during the night by German bombers.
12 January 1941: Soldiers help to clear the debris of Bank Underground Station, the morning after it received a direct hit during the Blitz. Some 111 people were killed in the bombing raid by German aircraft.
Westminster Abbey High Altar: debris from collapsed Lantern Roof, 11 May 1941. On the outbreak of World War II, many of Westminster Abbey’s treasures were evacuated for safety to country houses. About 60,000 sandbags were used to protect immoveable royal and medieval tombs. The Coronation Chair was sent for safety to Gloucester Cathedral and the Coronation Stone was buried secretly within the Abbey. The collection of wax funeral effigies was stored in Piccadilly tube station.