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1940. The State Archives in London, lit by the light of burning buildings neaby. (LOC)

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A winter scene of Bomb damaged buildings around St Paul's Cathedral, January 1942.

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Censored for days, this picture was finally published in the Mail. Now, 70 years on, Max Hastings reveals the dramatic story behind THE iconic image of the Blitz

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What was left of the Warren Street premises of Charles Pugh (Glass) Ltd after it was bombed in 1940. During the war the company manufactured glass for aircraft and tanks. Pugh's began in Victorian times when a law was passed forbidding the use of glass, which would allow passers by to see directly into the bars of public houses. It was common to obscure the glass with sandblasting or acid treatment.

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September 14, 1945 V-2 rocket near Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square.

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World War II, 24th October 1940, London, England, A steel helmeted PDSA (People+s Dispensary For Sick Animals) official, rescues cats from the wreckage of a bombed East London building

World War II, 24th October 1940, London, England, A steel helmeted PDSA (People's Dispensary For Sick Animals) official, rescues cats from the wreckage of a bombed East London building (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

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English schoolboys from London wait at Paddington Station to be evacuated to the countryside during the Blitz as German bombing of the city intensifies. The evacuation of civilians in Britain was designed to save the lives, particularly children, from the risks associated with aerial bombings of cities targeted by the Luftwaffe by moving them to areas thought to be less at risk. London, England, U.K. 7 September 1940. Image taken by George Rodger.

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Women knit and talk in a tube station whilst sheltering from the blitz.

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World War Two - British Empire - The Home Front - The Blitz - Shelters - London - 1940

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A Chelsea Pensioner adds a frying-pan to a heap of aluminium pots and pans at the WVS depot at Chelsea, following Lord Beaverbrook's appeal for aluminium for the war effort.

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A Chelsea Pensioner adds a frying-pan to a heap of aluminium pots and...

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