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“George Washington at Yorktown” by N C Wyeth

CHURCHILL’S SECRET INVASION - Britain’s First Large-Scale Combined Operations Offensive 1942 - Review by Mark Barnes - www.warhistoryonl...

January 8, 1940: Wartime rationing begins in the UK. The first items rationed were butter, sugar, and bacon, and these were soon followed by meat, tea, jam, biscuits, cereals, cheese, eggs, milk, and dried and canned fruit. Most food items were rationed according to weight -- meat, however, was rationed by price. The illustration is of a child's ration book from this period.

Winston Churchill II, grandson of Britain's Prime Minister Winston Churchill, returns to bomb-free London for a visit with his mother. 1942.

Steel helmets were worn by all who could get them. This was life in London during the Blitz.

Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Mrs. Churchill leave St. Paul's Cathedral in London after a Thanksgiving service at the end of World War II in Europe. May 13, 1945.

Schoolchildren board a special train at a London station as they are evacuated to the west country to escape the Nazi bombing, June 13, 1940. All the children wear identity labels and carry their gas masks.

Young War Evacuees - HU036188 - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. A nurse looks over a row of toddlers who sit along a wall as World War II evacuees, at a nursery in Middlesex, England. 1941....j

Ghosts of the Blitz

King George and Princess Elizabeth, 1944

Princess Elizabeth of England (center), 11-year-old heiress apparent to the British throne, makes her broadcast debut, delivering a three-minute speech to British girls and boys evacuated overseas, on October 22, 1940, in London, England. She is joined in bidding good-night to her listeners by her sister, Princess Margaret Rose.

Worth dress, 1900

Egyptian bracelet ~ Art Institute, Chicago

House of Worth, Voided-Velvet Purple Gown, Paris, 1896.

White lace summer dress, 1900-1910.

'This may be the last letter you receive from me': World War I soldiers' wills finally released - World News

Summer day dress, 1870’s, Mode Museum

fashionsfromhistory: Mourning Day Dress c.1897-1899 FIDM Museum...

fashionsfromhistory: Mourning Dress c.1877 Abiti Antichi