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London bomb damage, 1940

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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

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Germany bombs London 7-15 September 1940 On 7 September 1940, the Luftwaffe unleashed a merciless bombing campaign against London and Britain's major cities. Instead of breaking morale, however, the raids only galvanised the will of the British people for the rest of the war. Photo: Winston Churchill inspecting bomb damage in Battersea, South London, 10 September 1940.

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from allposters.com

WWII London Bomb Shelters

Workmen erect Anderson shelters in the road outside houses that have no gardens, in East London, England, on Sept. 12, 1939.

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East London bombed, note the Tower of London in the background. RAF crew had no question they should mercilessly bomb German cities after the 1941 blitz on British cities.

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WWII: London Bombed

World War II, 13th February 1945, London, England, A Rescue worker holds a cat amidst the devastation and rubble caused by a V-bomb launched by a Nazi raid in Judd Street (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

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Description WWII London Blitz East London.jpg London travel tips - find the best cheap #hotel for a great holiday. In #London or elsewhere in the world.

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A London Bus Driver feeds cats who live in wrecked houses. When the call of "meat, meat" is heard in one of London's bombed areas, graceful shapes slink out of the shadow of deserted houses and gather round Arthur Heelas, a London Bus Driver. Bombed out himself and his daughter injured in a raid, Mr Heelas takes pity on some of the many London cats who refuse to leave their bombed homes even when their owners have evacuated to safer areas.

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Bomb Crater at Saint Paul's Cathedral - HU033609 - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis

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File:Blitz Canteen- Women of the Women's Voluntary Service Run a Mobile Canteen in London, England, 1941

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