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    World War 2 Britain | World War II: The Battle of Britain - In Focus - The Atlantic

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    War- time artist Ethel Gabain was hired by the Ministry of Information to document the devastation caused by the London Blitz, East End of London 1940.

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    The artist Ethel Gabain, newly appointed by the Ministry of Information to make historical war pictures, at work among bombed ruins in the East End of London on November 28, 1940

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