The wreckage of a double-decker bus which was blasted against a house in London during The Blitz. Passengers and driver escaped in time because they responded immediately to air raid sirens. Sept 9, 1940.

London double decker bus rest against a building ruined by a German air raid, Sep Passengers and driver escaped in time because they responded immediately to air raid sirens.

The Blitz: Much of London was destroyed by the Luftwaffe, which was eventually defeated by "The Few" during the Battle of Britain which was fought over the skies of Britain between 10 July and 31 October 1940

London bombing 1940 - Amazing photo catching the collapse of a building.

A British shopkeeper hanging up a sign during the Blitz which reads, “Business as usual Mr. Hitler.”    London, England - 1940    (Photo by George Rodger)

A British shopkeeper hanging up a sign during the Blitz which reads, “Business as usual Mr.” London, England - 1940 (Photo by George Rodger) This is EXACTLY why should never be declared a national holiday. BUSINESS AS USUAL, AL QAEDA!

In The Ruins. A young girl holds her "friend" after one of the Nazis' bombing campaigns on Britain during the Blitz of World War II.                                                                                                                                                     More

Everything is falling apart and the little girl is comforting her baby doll. An English girl comforts her doll in the rubble of her bomb-damaged home in - From Fox Photos/Getty Images

Metropolitan Police during the Blitz, London, ca.1940’s

British Metropolitan Police after a bomb hits London during the Blitz, World War II

Boy who lost his family in the London blitz (taken by Toni Frissell)

Little boy lost his parents, brother and home in the London Blitz - Toni Frissell Heartbreaking image.

the letter, 1940 society photographer cecil beaton took many photographs of bombed-out london, concentrating on the strange juxtapositions the debris provided, 1940.  © cecil beaton, from london. portrait of a city.

the letter, 1940 society photographer cecil beaton took many photographs of bombed-out london, concentrating on the strange juxtapositions the debris provided, © cecil beaton, from london. portrait of a city.

Drinking tea in London during the Blitz, June 1941.

A woman drinking tea in the aftermath of a German bombing raid during the London Blitz. 52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever

The London Blitz: Londoners make their way through devastated streets following yet another German raid on Dec 31, 1940.

Londoners passing through the ruins of collapsed buildings. The consequences of the raid by German aircraft on London, December 1940

In the shadow of St. Paul’s. The Blitz, London, 1940.   Unattributed

The London Blitz. Still standing after endless German bombings, St. Paul's remained a beacon of hope, miracle and wonder in the dark days of WWII.

WWII.  London, 1940.  Children being evacuated from the city during the Blitz.

fyeah-history: Children being evacuated from London during the ongoing German bombing, 1940

Tea Time in the Underground during the Blitz, London.

Tea Time in the Underground during the Blitz, London. (Is this for real, history friends? Nothing gets in the way of tea time.

A workman perched atop this shaky chimney, all that is left of the building, is chipping away with a hammer. London during the Blitz, 1940.

This is the photo that would trigger vertigo in most people! A workman perched atop this shaky chimney, all that is left of the building, is chipping away with a hammer. London during the Blitz, The question is: how did he climb up there?

As for the drinks? Well, they’re splendid. | There Is A Secret Underground Bar In London That Contains An Entire Tube Carriage

As for the drinks? Well, they're splendid.

Cahoots is a secret underground bar In London that contains an entire Tube carriage. The bar is inspired by the idea of an imagined tube station used as an air raid shelter finding new life in post-Blitz London

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