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1941: Betty Quinn, 17, the youngest recipient of the George Medal, at the Investiture Ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London. She saved seven people from a bombed air raid shelter while serving as an ARP Warden in Coventry. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Betty Quinn the youngest recipient of the George Medal, at the...

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Air raid damage, London, 1940: Looking down Tottenham Court Road from the intersection of Oxford Street and New Oxford Street. (Photo by William Vandivert/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

Looking down Tottenham Court Road from the intersection of Oxford...

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Rescue workers search for missing children in a bombed London school. January, 1943.

Two young evacuees chat with the engine driver and fireman of a train, before leaving London for the country during World War II, 5th November 1940. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Two young evacuees chat with the engine driver and fireman of a...

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U.K. Women on their way to work with gas masks in boxes, London, August 1939, WWII

Men fixing the loudspeakers in Trafalgar Square, London, in readiness for the King's VE-day speech. (Photo by Harry Shepherd/Getty Images)

Street Radio - Flashbak Flashbak

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1940. A London family bombed out of their home during the night, salvage a few personal belongings on the pavement | Arts Council Collection

A London family bombed out of their home during the night, salvage a few personal belongings on the pavement

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Three ice-cream girls set off on their rounds in London, they have taken over from men who have been called up to the services, 2nd May 1940

London Pictures & News Photos

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16 Sep 1939

To Hide From WWII Bombs, London Goes Dark

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28 Aug 1939 - painting the kerb

To Hide From WWII Bombs, London Goes Dark

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Children in bombed building ~ Bermondsey ~ London ~ 1954 ~ Photograph by Roger Mayne

CHILDREN IN BOMBED BUILDING, BERMONDSEY, 1954 | Beetles & Huxley

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Evacuation of school children from London.

Once Upon a Time in War

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London: East End children evacuating at the start of the Second World War.

London at War, Evacuees, 1939 [photographer unknown]

17th January 1940, London: Firemen wearing gas proof clothing and respirators fighting a fire started by a German incendiary bomb (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

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A bus is left leaning against the side of a building in the aftermath of a German bombing raid on London in the first days of the Blitz, 9th September 1940. (Photo by H. F. Davis/Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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A female worker in the City still smiling after being rescued from a London building wrecked by a bomb dropped in a daylight Luftwaffe raid - 1940

A Spirit-of-the-Blitz milk bar in London, where there had been a dairy until bombing destroyed it.

World War II London Blitz

“German bomber crew emerges from a London Underground station after bailing out over the English countryside and taken prisoner. Both Germans are unrestrained and the English MP carries the paperwork in hand as he is about to surrender his prisoners to Army authorities. An older man and a porter in the background look on.” via waralbum.ru

A Victory garden in a London bomb crater

A Victory Garden in a Bomb Crater, London via... - Historical Times

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Westminster Bridge: The photograph shows bomb damage to the nurses home (Galliford House) attached to St. Thomas's Hospital. The attack, on the night of 8th/9th September 1940 left six nurses killed and many injured. During the course of WW2 the hospital was bombed twelve times.. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Regent Lane School, Custom House. Bomb damage. 8 April 1941.

Education | Regent Lane School, Custom House. Bomb damage. 8 April 1941.

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V1 lands on London

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    Carry on, London!

November 1940: A cordoned off area of Cheapside where bomb damage made the buildings unsafe. The dome of St Paul's is in the distance. Picture: Fox Photos/Getty Images